Outlook changed my default calendar folder and removed all meeting categories

Olivia The 0 Reputation points

My main calendar folder is "Agenda", where all my meetings are stored in. Suddenly (after only putting my laptop to hibernate and traveling home), I have a new calendar folder called "Calendar" which turns out to be the new default folder. This within the same account (so two folders in one data file).

  • New meetings are suddenly stored into this new folder "Calendar"
  • My main folder "Agenda" still has all my meetings, but all categories are lost
  • The categories are also not stored anymore in my settings (it's been reset to the default categories)

I want to 1) setup "Agenda" as my default folder again, 2) delete the folder "Calendar" (which is not possible because it is currently the default), and nice-to-have 3) retrieve the assigned categories to my meetings.

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  1. ChristyZhang-MSFT 21,181 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Olivia The ,

    Welcome to our forum!

    Did you configure several accounts in one Outlook profile?

    As i know, the default calendar for an account is generally named "Calendar" and the name cannot be changed. It's suggested that you could create a new Outlook profile (Control Panel>Mail>Show Profiles>add) and add your account to check if the default calendar is correct and if the categories of calendar events persist.

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