How to check responses to meeting request

After creating a meeting request, participants can accept or decline it. It is easy to check their responses.

To check the status of responses to your meeting request, follow these steps:

    1.    Click the Calendar icon in the Navigation bar to open calendar:

Open calendar in Outlook 2016

    2.    Select the item you want to check.

    3.    Open Tracking by doing one of the following:

  • Under Calendar Tools, on the Attendees tab, click the Tracking button:
    Calendar Tools in Outlook 2016
  • Double-click on the meeting item to open it and then on the Meeting tab, in the Show group, in the Tracking list, select View Tracking Status:
    Show group in Outlook 2016

In the opened tracking list you will see the list of people you invited with their responses to your invitation:

Tracking meeting request in Outlook 2016


  • Only the meeting organizer can find out who has agreed to attend a certain meeting.
  • Organizer can change responses by checking the names on the meeting request and choosing item:
    Change responses in Outlook 2016
  • Tracking button works only for Meeting request, not for Appointment.