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Opening a resource mailbox in Windows Outlook

Once a resource mailbox has been created, you can open it in Outlook by following these instructions.

Once a resource mailbox has been created, you can open it in Outlook by following the instructions below. When you use the method described in these instructions and send mail in the name of the resource mailbox, the messages sent will be saved in the Sent Items folder of your own mailbox and of the resource mailbox.

 

1. Open Outlook.

2. In the top left corner, select first File and then Account Settings. After that, select Account Settings again from the submenu.

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3. Click the Change... button below the E-mail tab.

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4. In the bottom right corner, click the More Settings... button (see image below).

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5. Go to the Advanced tab. Untick the box at item Download shared folders (see image below). After that, click the Add... button in the top right corner.

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6. Type the name of the desired resource mailbox without the @aalto.fi extension. Press OK.

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7. Accept the changes by pressing OK. After that, select first Next, then Finish, and finally Close.

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8. The resource mailbox appears in Outlook’s folder hierarchy and will be available for use, with the rights specified for you concerning the mailbox in question.

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