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Outlook Calendar time tracking

Integrate your Microsoft Outlook calendar with TimeCamp's time tracker and get the perfect tool to boost your productivity!

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How it works

The Microsoft Outlook calendar integration allows you to track time to all of your appointments and events. Now, you can bring in more clarity and insights on how you allocate your time at work.

Precise data

Once you integrate your Outlook calendar with TimeCamp, you'll be able to precisely track time for your daily work events. What's even better is that you can use those time entries to either fill out your timesheet or to generate an invoice or your client backed with proof of work.

Keep your current workflow

Don't worry, you won't have to switch from your trusted Microsoft Outlook Calendar in order to benefit from TimeCamp's time tracking features. It works great will all of the popular productivity and scheduling apps. Including, of course, your Outlook calendar.

Simplicity

You don't need 10 years' worth of software development experience to set up this time tracking integration. Everyone who's familiar with the Microsoft Outlook calendar will just need a few clicks to start tracking time for their tasks and projects at work.

Keeping track of your day

Combine the time tracking abilities of TimeCamp and the robust and intuitive workflow of your Microsoft Outlook Calendar to create the ultimate productivity app that you need to stay on top of your work. Track time without leaving your favorite calendar.

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Easy setup

Note: If you don't have a TimeCamp account, click here to register for a free 14-day trial.

Below you can find how to enable the Outlook time tracking integration:

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Firstly, copy the address of your Microsoft Outlook calendar account in a .ics calendar format. We recommend generating the private link as shown above.

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In TimeCamp, go to settings, then locate the integrations tab and click Calendar settings. Once on the subpage, just simply paste the calendar link you generated earlier.

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We also prepared an additional feature. If you want to automate the process of assigning your calendar events to specific projects just simply use the meeting/event name as a keyword in the project. Here you can find more information on how to define project keywords in TimeCamp.

Benefits include

With TimeCamp Outlook time tracking is easy. You can plan your meetings and tasks as usual, in the calendar, and then fill out your timesheets basing on calendar events. Track time for different projects or simply record your working hours. Check also our robust reports in TimeCamp software to better understand your and employees' productivity. With our app, you can not only save time on tracking project hours but also manage attendance, timesheet approvals and report time details to clients.

Once you see how much time you or your team spent on a given task or project, it gives you more insights on how to allocate resources and better distribute work. Time tracking in the Outlook calendar will help you organize and prioritize tasks, automatically track working hours and save time on unproductive activities. Track time in your calendar and manage your projects like a pro.

You don't need to constantly switch between apps to make sure that you're properly tracking your time at work. TimeCamp does it for you so you can focus on your work. Events from the Outlook calendar are automatically imported to TimeCamp, so you don't need to spend too much time on timesheets. You can also generate time reports and export them to PDF or Excel.

With the time tracking integration enabled, you can just use Outlook to keep track of all of your projects, tasks and assignments. Now, all of your time entries will be stored in one place. Add your team to the TimeCamp software to track project profitability, manage payroll and check users' productivity reports. Use the Outlook time tracker to see where your employees are doing without too many status meeting.

Outlook time tracking integration can keep a record of what you do during the day with little to no effort at all. But besides Outlook calendar integration, you have other options to track your working hours with TimeCamp. Try out our simple timer feature, enter time manually or create time entries with our desktop app. Time tracking with TimeCamp is easier than you think and it's not limited to Outlook time tracking integration.

TimeCamp is available for free for unlimited users. Our free plan includes one integration, so you can use it for Outlook calendar. Turn your appointments and events into time entries in your timesheets for free. Save time and money with TimeCamp calendar integration. If you need more than simple tracking of working hours, check our premium plans.

Setting up our Outlook time tracking integration is fas and easy. Our app will create time entries from your events and appointments from Outlook. You don't need complicated tools to create timesheets and to save hours on tracking time.

TimeCamp and Outlook Calendar integration

TimeCamp is the electronic version of traditional timesheets, but it has more benefits besides time tracking. You can integrate it with project management and calendar apps like Outlook Calendar.

Adding important calendar events and Outlook time management can be overwhelming as you add several alarms and reminders to avoid forgetting.

Aggregating project timesheets is tedious. TimeCamp web-based software for time tracking with Outlook Calendar is a viable solution to these problems.

Parents looking for a time tracker for Outlook to keep tabs on family and school events or professionals who already use Outlook, such as doctors, lawyers, and content creators, find this app helpful.

An Outlook Calendar client tracking billable time feature helps invoice, check project profitability, and note cash cow clients you should take care of! It also works with popular CRM apps like Zoho CRM.

To experience these and other benefits, integrate TimeCamp with your Outlook calendar and enable it by following the simple steps below.

Outlook Calendar time tracking

TimeCamp is an Outlook timesheet add-in. It shows comprehensive time analytics of calendar meetings and events.

You get to track your team's most productive and non-productive hours and how you spend your day as a freelancer, so you know the best time to block out time for challenging or important activities.

The timesheets are an accountability and transparency tool for clients and professionals. Outlook calendar reports from the Outlook tracker are time stamped, documenting time spent doing a task or project.

Professionals struggling to value projects when preparing quotes and proposals over time will have an idea of how much effort it takes to complete a project and how much it should cost.

How time tracking with Outlook Calendar works

All the tasks or activities you add to the Outlook calendars you manage automatically go into Outlook timesheets in the app. Only you view them in the number of hours spent on each task, which helps evaluate your workflow or your team's workflow.

This helps you to accurately track your activities without having to switch from your calendar and works with a list of other project management and scheduling apps.

The integration doesn't require you to be an expert in software development. Just follow the steps below to enable time tracking in Outlook.

How to enable the TimeCamp and Outlook Calendar time tracking integration

Time tracking Outlook Calendar is simple and accurate with these few steps. Remember, you must have an active TimeCamp account before starting.

1. Copy ICS formation URL from Outlook Calendar

  • Log in to Outlook.com
  • Access your calendar
  • Look for the settings icon top right and click on it. A menu will appear.
  • Select options at the bottom.
  • Go to calendar-share calendars, and click on the calendar publishing option. Remember to choose the calendar you want to integrate from the menu.
  • Look for "Shows availability, title, and locations". Copy the sharable ICS link.

2. Export data to enabletime tracker Outlook

  • Log in to TimeCamp.
  • Go to settings and look for the integration tab. Click on it and choose calendar integration.
  • Click on settings and paste the link you copied to import data.

3. Optional: assigning calendar events to projects

To automatically assign calendar events or meetings to projects, use the meeting/event name as a keyword. Here's more about TimeCamp project keywords.

Benefits of Outlook Calendar time tracking integration

Tracking Outlook is one way of tracking project progress and the time spent on each project, but there are more benefits.

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TimeCamp makes time tracking in Outlook a breeze. You can schedule your regular meetings and activities in the calendar and then make your timesheet entries based on those events.

Log time spent on tasks or tasks across several projects and directly feed your business accounts.

To gain a deeper understanding of your team's efficiency and personal productivity, be sure to peruse the detailed reports available in the TimeCamp program.

You not only save time tracking project hours but also manage attendance, timesheet approvals, and generate accurate bill data for clients.

Time management with Outlook

The time spent on a specific project or task might inform task sharing with your team and see where to add or reduce resources.

Manage your time and projects with precision by keeping meticulous time records. The Outlook tracker time analytics provide greater insights on activities and progress in Outlook time, allowing you to better manage your time, prevent time wastage, and increase productivity.

The Outlook tracker makes time tracking less cumbersome

You don't need to carefully go around different apps, recording the time taken on each. There's no need to keep updating your timesheets manually for work done.

TimeCamp automatically imports data from the calendar, and you can generate different Outlook Calendar reports to share with your client or employer. In PDF or Excel formats. Time management Outlook is automated.

Tracking in Outlook is centralized

You have one spot where all information on projects, cost overruns for fixed costs projects, and workforce management data like payroll, absence, and overtime in analytics are.

You can choose to share with supervisors or teams for easy communication of tasks status (due, ongoing, finished).

Generate progress reports or detailed reports for clients to see how you spent their money.

TimeCamp's free plan

The Outlook timesheet add-on has a free plan that allows for one-user integration.

Track your family or small business activities at no cost before moving to the pro plan that has more features beyond simple time-tracking.

Gauge your capacity

Over time, you'll know what you can take on comfortably and what you cannot. Overworking and unhealthy work stress impacts productivity and morale for work.

Time tracking shows how long it takes to complete a project, so you set that time aside for each project.

Assess client value and manage a business client portfolio

Tracking in Outlook allows you to compare the revenue generated by each client and project easily.

It helps determine which extras cost too much, which clients you might need to manage their expectations, and which steps in the process could improve.

Simple and fast integration

The Outlook tracker integration is straightforward. To complete the integration, copy the ICS URL from your calendar and paste it to TimeCamp, as shown in the steps above.

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