Microsoft Outlook 2010: Microsoft Outlook 2010: How to Create/Rename Calendar Color Categories

The categories may need to be renamed so that they make sense to you or to match an office procedure. To change the category colors or the names of the categories, Click a meeting /appointment on your calendar and then Click Categorize. Next Click All Categories. When the Color Categories window opens, there are options to create New colors/categories, Rename existing categories, or Delete categories.

Rename Calendar 1

In the example below, the “Blue” and “Green” Categories have been renamed to “Client assigned to worker” and “Case signed off,” respectively. Click OK to save any changes.

Rename Calendar 2

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