Specify Work Week Days in Windows 10 Calendar

How to Specify Work Week Days in Windows 10 Calendar

Windows 10 has a Calendar app pre-installed out of the box. It is available in the Start menu. Occasionally, it receives updates from the Microsoft Store. It is useful for those who need just a basic calendar app for storing important events, appointments, holidays etc. It allows specifying what are the work days for the week view. Other days will be hidden. This is quite a useful feature.

Mail and Calendar for Windows 10 are new apps from Microsoft to help you stay up-to-date on your email, manage your schedule, and stay in touch with people you care about the most. Designed for both work and home, these apps help you communicate quickly and focus on what’s important across all your accounts. It supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo! and other popular accounts. Also, you can make Windows 10 Calendar show national holidays.

Windows 10 Calendar supports the following views:

  • Day view: The day view shows a single day by default. If you click the down arrow next to Day, you can choose to view 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 days at once.
  • Work week: The work week view shows you the days you've defined as work days.
  • Week: The week view shows you seven days, starting on the day you've chosen in settings as your first day of the week.
  • Month: The month view shows you a calendar month by default. If you scroll down, you can view five weeks at a time.
  • Year: The year view shows you an entire calendar year at a glance. You can't view appointments or events in Year view.

Here is how you can specify the work days for Windows 10 Calendar to customize the Work Week view. Before proceeding, it is a good idea to activate the Work Week view.

Activate the Work Week View

  1. Run the Calendar app.
  2. Click on the menu button with three dots.Windows 10 Calendar Menu Button
  3. Hover over the 'Week' item.Windows 10 Calendar Change View
  4. Click on the down arrow icon and select 'Work Week'.Windows 10 Calendar Set Work Week View

You are done.

Windows 10 Calendar In Work Week Mode

Now, let's change the work days in our week.

To Enable Week Numbers for Calendar app in Windows 10,

  1. Launch the Calendar app from the Start menu.Windows 10 Calendar App
  2. Click on the Settings icon in the left pane (the button with the gear icon).Windows 10 Calendar Settings Button
  3. In Settings, click on Calendar Settings.Windows 10 Calendar Settings Item
  4. Under Days in Work Week, enable (check) the days which are the work days for you. Disable (uncheck) the other days of week.Windows 10 Calendar Specify Work Week Days
  5. Now you can close the Calendar settings.

You are done!

Note: While Mail and Calendar for Windows 10 supports Outlook, Exchange, and Office 365 accounts, they are separate applications from Outlook or Outlook.com.

You can find the Mail and Calendar app on Microsoft Store.

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