Outlook 2010: Connecting to Shared Calendars

How to Connect to Another User's Shared Calendar

You can connect to another user's Microsoft Outlook 2010 shared calendar by following these step-by-step instructions.

Step 1

 Outlook 2010 Calendar option

 Left-click "Calendar" in the left-hand pane of the Outlook window.

Step 2

 Open Calendar

 Left-click "Open Calendar" in the "Home" tab of the ribbon.

Step 3

 Open Calendar menu (Open Shared Calendar highlighted)

 Select "Open Shared Calendar" from the menu.

Step 4

 Open a Shared Calendar dialog box

 In the dialog box that appears, left-click the "Name" button.

Step 5

 Address List

 Select the name of the user whose calendar you want to access from the list.  You can use the search bar to find the desired user more quickly.  Highlight the name, left-click the "Add" button, then left-click "OK."  Finally, left-click "OK" one more time to gain access to the selected user's Outlook 2010 shared calendar.


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Outlook 2010 is a emailing, calendar, and contact management software from the Microsoft Office suite.