To open the meeting request, click the request in your Inbox.
Click one of the following buttons:
Accepts the meeting and adds it to your calendar. Other people looking at your schedule will see that you're busy during the time of the meeting.
Accepts the meeting but indicates that you may not attend it. The meeting is also added to your calendar. However, other people looking at your schedule can see you have only a tentative engagement at that time.
Declines the meeting. Nothing is added to your calendar.
Tip To check your schedule for that day, before you accept the meeting, click Calendar on the toolbar.
A message window will open, addressed to the sender of the meeting request. If you want to add additional recipients to your meeting response, fill in the To and Cc boxes.
If you want to send a message with your reply, type a message in the text box. For example, you can explain why you may not attend the meeting.