How to Add Week Numbers to Outlook Calendar

JAN 21, 2018

A lot of people are used to referring to Week Numbers when they want to organize a schedule or appointment. Other people are used to referring to the actual date. In Outlook, and also at previous versions the Dates are shown in the Calendar, but Week Numbers are turned off by default. So in order to turn on the Week Number in our Calendar in Outlook, all we have to do is to follow the steps below.

In the image below we can see out Calendar in Outlook. We notice all the details in our Calendar, and notice that only the Dates appear among with the Days. In order for us to include the Week Numbers in our Calendar we must follow the steps below.

We must select the File tab and once in backstage view, from the drop down menu that appears we select the command Options from the left as shown in the image below.

Once the Options command is selected, the Outlook Options window appears where we select the Calendar category from the left of window as shown below. Once selected, we scroll down in the window until we locate the area named Display Options.

Once we locate the area Display Options, we activate the check box at the left of the command which

mentions the following:

Show Week Numbers In The Month View And In The Date Navigator

Once we activate the command, we just press the OK button located at the bottom right corner of the Outlook Options window in order the adjustment to take place.

That is it, at the left of our Calendar as shown in the image below we can see the Week Numbers.

We can also see the Week Numbers in the Date Navigator as shown in the image below.

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