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Unable to view shared calendars with Free/Busy Permission in Outlook 2011


When a calendar is shared with a free/busy level of permission, users cannot add the calendar to their calendar view in Outlook 2011 for Mac.


Microsoft is aware and has provided a workaround. A ticket has been opened with Microsoft about this issue and we will provide an update when available.


To open a shared calendar in Outlook for Mac 2011, the user must grant permissions of Reviewer or higher. Or, you can view the user's Free/Busy information by creating a new meeting request and then adding that user in the Scheduling Assistant.

Last updated October 10, 2013 @ 9:05 am

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