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How do I view a calendar in Outlook that has been shared with me?

Viewing a shared calendar in Outlook

  1. Under the Home tab, in the Manage Calendars group, click the Open Calendar icon and then click Open Shared Calendar in the drop-down menu:

    Outlook 2013 Open Calendar icon

  2. Click the Name... button in the Open Shared Calendar dialogue box:

    Outlook 2013 Open shared calendar

  3. Type in the name of the owner of the calendar you wish to open and click OK. In the example shown below, the name Gillian Powell has been used.
    Tip: If the person is listed several times with more than one username ensure you select the correct entry:  scroll to the right to view more details.
  4. The selected calendar will now appear in the Shared Calendars list. Tick the box alongside it to bring it into view:

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Created by Sandy Radford on 15 May 2011 and last updated by Alexander Butler on 13 March 2018