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I am using SharePoint 2010.

Is it possible to populate a SharePoint 2010 Calendar by just sending an email?

If so, how can this be done?

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Yes it is possible, however you will need to configure calendar to receive emails,

The catch is that the calendar has to have been configured to allow it to receive email but, if it has been, this nifty feature will be available to you as an end user. There are several ways you can find out if an existing calendar has been set up to receive email, but rather than shamelessly regurgitate those methods for you, I'm going to hand the mic over to the Microsoft page where I learned all of this: Add an event to a SharePoint calendar by sending e-mail.

If you'd care to set up a calendar on your own site that will accept email, but you're worried that the configuration process is going to be difficult, allow me to set your mind at ease. Creating a calendar that will allow users to add events by sending email is as simple as navigating from Site Actions -> Create -> Calendar (it's under the Tracking heading), and then on the resulting set-up screen, click the Yes radio button in the Incoming E-Mail section, and assign an email address, e.g.:

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SharePoint 2010? Dont see the option to allow Incoming E-Mail anywhere. –  Etienne Apr 25 '13 at 13:51
    
Hmm, I think there's some thing wrong with that tutorial, do you want to follow this one, weblogs.asp.net/jeffwids/archive/2010/08/16/… –  Muhammad Raja Apr 25 '13 at 14:40
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