Sometimes it can be helpful to show week numbers in your Outlook mini calendar / date navigator. Bear in mind, though, that the Microsoft weeks run from the start of January, so if your business uses a different month to start the year and identify subsequent weeks, this functionality will be of no use to you.
Here’s how you add ‘Week Numbers’ to your Outlook calendar date navigator:
- In Outlook top toolbar hit ‘Tools’ then ‘Options’
- In the ‘Preferences’ tab hit the ‘Calendar Options’ button
- In the ‘Calendar work week’ area select the appropriate select the appropriate ‘First week of the year’ option
- Now, in the second area ‘Calendar Options’ just put a check against ‘Show week numbers in the ‘Date Navigator.
- Click OK to exit.