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Outlook: How to automatically accept or decline meetings

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2022-06-21

Sometimes, you may have many meeting invitations needed to be accepted manually in Outlook. Instead of accepting them one by one by clicking, here are two options provided in Outlook for helping you automatically accept or decline all coming meetings.

Note: Here takes Outlook 2021 as an instance, the steps and descriptions may have some differences in other Outlook versions.

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Auto accept or decline meetings


1. Enable Outlook, click File > Options.
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2. In the Outlook Options window, click Calendar tab in the left pane, then go to the right pane, scroll down to the end, and click Auto Aceept/Decline button.
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3. In the Automatic Accept or Decline dialog, check the option(s) as you need. Click OK to close it.
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4. Go back to Outlook Options window, scroll right pane to Calendar options section, choose Accept or Decline in the Use this response when proposing a new meeting time command.
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5. Click OK and restart Outlook. From now on, all coming meeting invitations will be auto accepted or declined as you set.

Tip: If you want to accept or decline a specific meeting, go to Outlook calendar to manually accept or decline it.

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This doesn't help because it assumes I have set up the desktop application. I just use the browser. How do I do this on
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Mais comment faire via Outlook 365, en ligne?
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