Office 365 (Outlook on the Web) - Opening Another Person's Email Folder

This document provides the steps for opening up another person's folder in the Outlook on the Web to which you have been provided permissions to.

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    1. Log into Office 365 account via Outlook on the Web.
    2. Go to "Outlook".
    3. Right-click on your top level mailbox folder (your name):

      Important: if you do not see your top level mailbox folder, you may need to follow the instructions here.


    4. Select Add shared folder... from the drop-down menu.



    5. Enter the email address of the person's whose folder you have been provided permissions to and click Add.



    6. Their name should now appear in the left-hand column below your mailbox. Left-click their name to expand the mailbox folder
    7. You can now view the other person's email folder, and depending on the permissions you were assigned, interact with that email folder.

    Note: If you receive an error message at this point, please verify with the individual who provided you permissions that they have granted you folder visibility for not only the specific folder to be shared, but their root mailbox as well.

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    Keywords:microsoft office 365 outlook web app emails folders sharing share delegate delegation permissions access rights opening person OotW o365 owa o365   Doc ID:56586
    Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
    Created:2015-09-21 10:04 CDTUpdated:2016-09-20 14:33 CDT
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