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calendar colors using Outlook Desktop and sync w/ iPhone

Nancy Hof
Nancy Hof asked
Last Modified: 2017-06-23

I have Office 365.  I use the Desktop application.  My assistant oversees my calendar and I have an iPhone 6S.  We have a color code for different types of events - When she enters a calendar event using the Desktop version, when it syncs to my iPhone, it always defaults to red.  How can I have the same color and categories I have on my desktop shared on my iPhone?

Also, I have a full phone of contacts that I want to upload to Office 365.  How do I do that?  I'm now entering new contacts via Outlook, but I have hundreds of others that I want to import to Office 365.

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Are your contacts on iCloud? If yes, try the following.

Just got it figured out. - MS Windows 10586.36, MS Office 365 2016 Business Edition, Current iCloud
1. Open iCloud for windows
2. Uncheck the mail, contacts, calendars check box and click apply
3. Close iCloud
4. Open outlook as admin
5. Go to File -> Account Settings -> Account Settings -> Data Files (tab)
6. in data files tab delete the iCloud, close Data Files
7. Go through your calendars, contacts, and tabs and delete the iCloud folder labels (don't worry your info is still on iCloud, you are just getting rid of the label in outlook)
8. Close all MS Office programs, including skype for business, and make sure they are not running in the back ground
9. Open iCloud for windows
10. Check the mail, contacts, calendars check box and click apply
11. Give it time to load, when the text box appears saying it is done click close
12. Open Outlook the standard way and your stuff should be there
Worked for me, hope it works for you

Source: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook/icloud-and-outlook-365-windows-10/8c93267f-a511-4166-b0ab-2ba81ec39bd0
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Pls give supporting info.

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