How to Show “Week numbers” in Outlook Calendar on Windows 11

Show or hide week numbers in Outlook calendar background

The article describes how to toggle “Week numbers” visibility in the new Outlook Calendar on Windows 11. This feature, useful for scheduling and planning, shows the current week of the year on the calendar. The guide elaborates on opening the application, navigating to the Calendar settings, and enabling the “Show week numbers” option.

This article explains how to show “Week numbers” in the new Outlook Calendar on Windows 11.

The new Outlook for Windows brings the latest features and a modern and simplified design with support for Exchange-backed Microsoft 365 work or school, Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Gmail accounts.

The app has many features, including support for subscription managementemail forwardingsetting default From addressbacking up your mailboxchanging the reading paneopening a new window for a messagelanguage translationsturning text predictions on or offswitch primary accountsharing a calendar, changing language, date and time format, public a calendar, and more.

When you use Outlook calendar, you can show “Week numbers” on the calendar to remind you of the current week of the year.

You may want to show or hide “Week numbers” in the Outlook calendar to keep track of the current week of the year. Displaying “Week numbers” can be especially useful for scheduling and planning, especially if you work with people or teams across different time zones.

On the other hand, if you find “Week numbers” distracting or irrelevant, you can hide them to simplify your calendar view.

Show or hide “Week numbers” in the Outlook calendar

As mentioned above, users can show or hide “Week numbers” in the Outlook calendar on Windows 11.

Here’s how to do it.

First, open the new Outlook app on Windows 11.

You can do that by clicking Start -> All app -> Outlook app. Or use the Start menu search box to search for Outlook and open it.

Open the new Outlook app in Windows 11

When the app opens, click the Settings button (gear on the top right) to proceed.

Add Gmail to Outlook app in Windows 11

On the Settings page, click the Calendar tab on the left sidebar.

On the ‘View‘ pane, select the check box next to “Show week numbers” to enable this feature.

To disable it, uncheck the box.

Show or hide week numbers in Outlook calendar

Once enabled, you should see the “Week numbers” on the calendar in Outlook.

Week numbers display in Outlook

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to show or hide “Week numbers” in the Outlook calendar. Please use the comments form below if you find errors or have something to add.

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