Syncing Your Calendar Using an ICS Link

For the purposes of this lesson, we will be demonstrating how to retrieve and sync an Office 365 ICS link.

Retrieving an ICS Link to Your Outlook Calendar:

  1. Navigate to your Outlook Calendar.
  2. Select the settings icon in the top right corner.
  1. Select the Calendar option.
  1. Click Calendar Publishing.
  1. Select the calendar you’d like to link to interviewstream.
  1. Choose the shared permission level for the calendar.
    • For the lowest level acceptable setting, select “Availability Only”.
  1. Click the Save button.
  1. Copy the ICS link listed on screen.

Linking Your Outlook Calendar to interviewstream:

  1. In interviewstream, select the Calendar option from the left menu.
  1. Click the Manage Availability button.
  1. Select the View More Options link.
  1. Click the Use Calendar Share Link button.
  1. Paste the link you retrieved from your Outlook calendar into the ICAL Link field.
  1. Click the Save button.
  1. Time blocks from your Outlook calendar will be displayed in the calendar on-screen.
    • Time blocks synced from your Outlook calendar will be made unavailable to candidates for scheduling in an auto-scheduled event.