Change default meeting length in Outlook - Avoid Back-to-Back meetings!

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We give the following advice in our VP's blog post -

"schedule meetings to conclude five minutes before the end of the hour or half hour. This shortens your time together slightly but goes a long way towards avoiding potential burnout from uninterrupted back-to-backs."

 

This is now really easy!  

In Outlook:

  • File -> Options -> Calendar
  • "End meeting early"

Your meetings are now 50 and 25 minutes long - by default, no need to set it manually.  Not sure when it showed up in the options but my team is using it and it really helps.

 

 

 

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@karlvAre you on Outlook O365 App on Win10 or Online ?

I can't see this option in neither of them ...

Also I'm in France so maybe it's a time zone thing ?

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@karlv same here, this option is not available in Office 365. There is no "end meeting early" setting.