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How to Set Up Shared Email Using Outlook for Mac

If you have a personal Exchange account in Outlook, you can open a shared mailbox provided permissions to the mailbox.

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. Click the Tools menu and then click  Accounts.
  3. In the Accounts window, select your Stanford Microsoft 365 account and then click Delegation and Sharing.
    Outlook Accounts window
  4. In the window, click the Shared With Me tab.
  5. In the Shared With Me window,  click the + (plus sign).
  6. In the Choose a Person window, start typing the name of shared mailbox in the search field. Select the shared mailbox from the list of results and then click Add.
    choose the name of the shared mailbox your want to access
  7. Close the Accounts window.
  8. Your Shared Email mailbox will appear in the Outlook navigation pane. Note that it may take a while for the mailbox to appear.
    shared mailbox in Outlook navigation pane.
Last modified February 26, 2024