Customize default meeting time in Calendar or Option to add inter-meeting breaks where there is back to back meetings
Provide an option to set the default meeting length to 50 minutes in order to have a 10 minutes breather towards the end of a meeting to process, take a break, and prepare for the next meeting.
or there should be option to add inter-meeting breaks where there is back to back meetings
The new “End Meetings Early” options are now available in Outlook for Windows, for Monthly channel customers with an Office365 subscription.
After users upgrade to Version 1812, they can view the Outlook’s Options dialog and find the new options under the Calendar tab. This version was released January 2019.
Add 45 min to default please
Add 45 min to the default 30min interval options. It'll be life changing.
NIgel Leaney commented
Need flexibility to decide default meeting length. You can set durations of 5, 6, 10, 15, 30 & 60 mins in Outlook for Windows but I'd like to see it possible to set an arbitrary figure and also for it to work on Outlook for Mac too.
25 and 50, not 30 and 60. Let's go, Outlook. Google calendar has had this functionality for years...
I'm amazed outlook doesn't have this functionality...
Everyone needs time between meetings for:
- Filling coffee mug
- "Washing hands"
- Move one self to the next meeting room
- Connect to a phone meeting
This would be much easier if default meeting time could be set to 55 minutes. Increase/decrease of duration could still be in 30 minutes intervalls.
Provide the ability to customize default meeting time to 1 hour instead of 30 minutes. I hour is the most common meeting length for us.
Tasha Westinghouse commented
30 minute meetings are sometimes too long - the topic could be covered in 10 minutes - see book 15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management - but we just use 30 minutes because it's slightly painful to override the times in Outlook Allow default option for shorter meetings.
Julia Stevens commented
functionality to set end alarm for the end of meetings to help users with time management
When I know want to schedule a meeting with lets say 4-5 or more internal and external people, I send a mail and ask everybody for suitable dates and times. Than I mix and match, make suggestion etc. All in all very time consuming.
What I want to do is send 1 invite with 3 or 4 possible dates. People then accept the dates that suite them, or can add alternative dates. The dates they accept, will get "tentative" placed in their calendar. I can confirm at a certain time the best suitable date and all invitees get an update plus the meeting is switched to permanent in their calendar.
Jessica Kelley commented
Great request - recommend providing user with ability to customize meeting time frame (as a default) and pre and post buffers that can blocked on calendar.
Lori Jerkatis commented
This is sorely needed as an option to be set at the enterprise level.
Thomas Erdösi commented
The idea is to block a specific time span before and after the appointment.
Great idea, please add functionality.
Please Add Meeting Adjustment
This is badly needed and has my vote!
Jim Read commented
We've been using it for a couple of weeks and it does seem to help so far!
great idea. just had to leave a meeting in progress for a bio break because of back to back meetings.
Useful, please add the feature to the base OL version.