Exchange - Sharing Folders using Outlook 2011

Last Updated: 05/06/2014

Overview

This document shows how to change the permissions of a certain folder to allow others access to its contents. The following instructions are for Microsoft Outlook 2011.

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):
  • MAC

Step 1

Open Outlook 2011 and click on the folder you would like to share and then click the Permissions icon.

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Step 2

When Permissions window appears click Add User.

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Step 3

In the Find textbox, type the name of the person you are looking for and then click Find.

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Step 4

Click on the name you were searching for and then click OK.

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Step 5

Click the boxes to allow amount of access you would like the person you are sharing permissions with to have and then click OK.

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Step 6

A quick Saving Permissions alert will come and go and your desired folder will be now be shared.



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