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Outlook 365 is a great email application provided by Microsoft as a part of Office 365 to help you manage emails and communicate with colleagues, clients, and customers. The most helpful feature of Outlook 365 is the calendar that allows you to schedule meetings, project dates, and more. You can even share an organized calendar with your colleagues to keep them in the loop.
Outlook 365 provides simple and unique ways to share calendars between colleagues and team members. However, most individuals can often not open shared calendars in Outlook 365 due to various reasons. This article discusses the step-by-step process of opening a shared calendar in Outlook 365. Before moving on to that, let’s see how you can share the calendar in the Outlook Web app.
To share a calendar in Outlook WebApp, you need to access your Office 365 account and follow the below steps:
The calendar will be shared with the respective user.
To open a shared calendar in Outlook WebApp, first, check whether you have received the sharing invitation or not. If you have received the sharing invitation, click Accept to open the shared calendar. The Shared Calendar is visible in the left pane under the Other Calendar and the events in the right pane.
Most users often don’t find the shared calendar invitation easily or face other issues as well. Some of the mutual problems faced by users include:
If Microsoft Exchange doesn’t appear before the shared calendar, it shows that the shared calendar is not an Outlook default calendar. In this situation, you need to add the user’s Exchange mailbox to your Outlook profile and then access the calendar.
However, if you’re using the Outlook Desktop client, you can ask the user to follow the below steps:
This way, you can access and give calendar permissions to the user with who you want to share the calendar.
Outlook Calendar is critical functionality that holds information about team meetings, topics to discuss, and other essential data. Thus, it is crucial to understand how a calendar is shared and accessed. Besides, it is also vital to back up your Calendar data to avoid losing any critical information during any disaster. You can always backup your Outlook 365 data to a PST file with Kernel Office 365 Backup utility, specifically designed to back up all your Office 365 data items.
Outlook 365 Calendars is one of the best features offered by Microsoft that allows you to do a lot of activities within and outside your organization. But, most users often don’t get access to the shared calendar due to various reasons. This article highlights the unique ways to access a shared calendar in Outlook 365