User Guide

Export your Hotmail calendar

Export the calendar from your Hotmail, Windows Live, or account into a file on your computer. You can import this file into Outlook on your computer, so that you can use your contacts locally and synchronize your contacts with your smartphone using Akruto Sync. You may also want to save this file so that you have a backup of your calendar.

1) Log in into your, Windows Live or Hotmail account at

2) Click on the arrow in the top left corner of the web page as shown in the screenshot below

Hotmail Calendar - Navigation

3) Click “Calendar”

Hotmail Calendar

4) Click “Share”

Hotmail Calendar - Share

5) Click “Get a link” and “Create”. There are two “Create” buttons on this page. Make sure to click the one underneath the text “Show Event Details. Get view-only links that show event information”.

Hotmail Calendar - Create

6) Copy the ICS link. Replace webcals:// with http:// and paste into a web browser window.

Hotmail Calendar - ICS

7) After you replace webcals:// with http://, paste the link into a web browser window. Save the file.

Hotmail Calendar - Save

8) For security, click the “Remove Permissions” button in the web page from which you copied the link. This disables the link, so that it cannot be used to download your calendar.

Hotmail Calendar - Secure

Your calendar is now saved in a file on your computer.