Office 365 (Known Issues) - Limited Functionality in Outlook for Mac 2011

Individuals may find that Outlook for Mac 2011 does not contain the full range of functionality as Outlook 2013.

Limited Functionality

Individuals will be unable to perform certain operations within the Outlook 2011 desktop client. Known limitations include:

  • Accessing some shared calendars that have been accepted in OotW.
  • Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 does not update your Microsoft Exchange calendar when you accept a meeting request. When you accept a meeting and then select Do not Send a Response, Outlook for Mac 2011 updates your local calendar but does not update the calendar on your Exchange mailbox.
  • "Add Contact Group" option may be grayed out.
  • Contact groups are not saved to the Exchange server. Any groups that you create are saved on your computer and are available only in Outlook 2011 for Mac.

Resolution status: No resolution available


For full functionality, use Outlook 2013 on a Windows machine or navigate to

Keywords:O365, Office 365, OotW, Outlook, Outlook client, Outlook 2011, Outlook 2014, Mac, Apple, functionality, limited functionality, known issue, known issues   Doc ID:45642
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2014-12-15 13:39 CSTUpdated:2018-05-09 13:39 CST
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