2 Steps to Get Rid of “No Meeting Location” Warning in Your Outlook

When sending an Outlook meeting without specifying the location, you will receive a warning definitely. So if you seldom need to fill in a meeting location, the warning will be vexing. This article will provide a workaround to avoid it.

When you send a meeting invitation with no location, an Outlook alert will pop up, shown as the following screenshot. However, in reality, for many people, the meeting location is needless. So they often bypass the “Location” field. Thereby, the Outlook meeting location warning is extremely annoying. Focusing on this issue, we can use the following workaround to prevent it.No Meeting Location Warning

Step 1: Create a Custom Form with a Spacebar in “Location” Field

  1. At the very beginning, start Outlook program and head to Calendar pane.
  2. Then you should switch to “Developer” tab.

Note: If you don’t find “Developer” tab, you should enable it firstly. Go to “File” menu and click “Options”. In “Outlook Options” window, you can activate it under “Customize Ribbon”.Enable Developer Tab in Calendar

  1. Press “Design a Form” button in “Custom Forms” group on “Developer” tab.
  2. Next in the new popup dialog box of “Design Form”, you should firstly select “Standard Forms Library” from the “Look In” drop down list, and then choose “Meeting Request <Hidden>”, and lastly click on “Open” button.Design a Form
  3. After that, the Appointment form in Design mode will arise. You ought to put your cursor in the “Location” field and then press a spacebar.Press a Spacebar in Meeting Location
  4. Later click “Publish” button “Form” group and choose “Publish Form” from the drop down list.Publish Form
  5. In the subsequent “Publish Form As” dialog box, you should specify a display name for the new appointment form, say “Settled Meeting Location”. After that, click “Publish” button.Specify a Display Name for the New Appointment Form
  6. Finally close the current Appointment form window without saving changes.

Step 2: Apply the New Custom Form to the Calendar Folder

  1. For a start, you should right click one calendar folder in Calendar navigation pane and choose “Properties” from the context menu.Calendar Folder Properties
  2. After that, the dialog box of “Calendar Properties” with “General” tab selected will turn up. Press the down arrow next to the “IPM. Appointment”. From the drop down list, select the newly created form – “Settled Meeting Location”.Change Calendar Folder Properties
  3. Eventually you can click “OK” to close the dialog box and back to Calendar.

Now you can retry to create a new meeting. In New Meeting window, you will see that “Location” field has been automatically filled with a spacebar. Therefore, you needn’t be concerned about “Meeting Location” any longer. You can compose the other meeting details as normal and ultimately send it out. NO warning will pop up.

Note: Of course, if you need to specify a location for the Outlook meeting, you still can change it at will.

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One response to “2 Steps to Get Rid of “No Meeting Location” Warning in Your Outlook”

  1. Thanks! The first time I tried this (in Office 365, Version 2108), it did not work with the spacebar, but I edited the form to say “None” as the default location, and that avoided the error. I’m guessing there has to be some text there?

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