Setting up a shared mailbox in Outlook 2007

If your department has a shared mailbox that you have been given access to, the following instructions guide you through adding the shared mailbox to Outlook 2007.

  1. Start Outlook 2007 and log in to your UTORexchange account.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Account Settings.
  3. Highlight the Microsoft Exchange account and click Change.

    Account settings

  4. Click More Settings, then go to the Advanced tab.


  5. Click Add.
  6. In the window that appears, type your AMS departmental code (for example, for Computing & Networking Services, you would type CNS). Click OK.

    Add mailbox

  7. In the next window you will see a list that may include people, shared mailboxes, resources, etc. Choose your shared mailbox and click OK.
  8. Click OK, Next, Finish and then Close. The shared mailbox will appear below your individual mailbox in the folder list at the left of the Outlook screen.
  9. Restart Outlook (you must do so before you can access the shared mailbox).
  10. Expand the shared mailbox by clicking on the plus sign beside it. You will see the folder list for the mailbox. Click on the Inbox to see its contents.
Tags: Outlook 2007, shared mailbox, UTORexchange
Last update:
2014-11-26 10:40
Andreea Kosa
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