How to share my Outlook folders (Exchange 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to give someone access to your files in your Outlook account.
  • Applicable to

    All hosted Exchange 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    • Outlook
    • a hosted Exchange 2010 account
  • Video tutorials

  • How to

    1. Open Outlook.
    2. Click on Go Folder List.
      Ok_Go_Folder_List
    3. In the Folder List, click on the icon representing the folder that you want to share (e.g Calendar).
      Ok_Folder_List_Calendar
    4. Right click on the chosen folder (e.g. Calendar) and then click on Properties.
      Ok_FL_Calendar_Properties
    5. Click on the Permissions tab.
      Ok_Calendar_Permissions
    6. Click on Add to add the name of the user that you want to grant access to.
      Ok_Calendar_Permissions_Add
    7. Select the kind of permission the person you want to share your files with will have by selecting an option in the Permission Level field.
      Ok_Calendar_Permissions_Level
    8. Click on Apply.
      Ok_Calendar_Permissions_Apply
    9. Click on OK.
      Ok_Calendar_Permissions_OK
    Note: Once you granted this access, the other party will need to open your shared resource in their Outlook. Please refer to the FAQ: How to open another person’s calendar or other folder in Outlook 2010 (Exchange 2010).

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