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How to open a shared calendar in Microsoft Outlook

A shared calendar in Microsoft Outlook is a calendar that is shared to one or more colleagues. A shared calendar enables collaboration, productivity, and the development of time management skills. It is a useful asset for a team or company of any size.

How do I open a shared calendar in Microsoft Outlook?

Here are the steps to add a shared calendar to Microsoft Outlook:

1. From your Calendar folder, go to the Home tab > Manage Calendars group, and click Add Calendar > Open Shared Calendar.

2. In the small dialog window that opens, click Name

3. In the displayed list, find the user whose calendar you wish to add, select their name, and click OK.

3. If you’ve selected a valid person, his or her name will appear in the Name box, and you click OK.

That’s it! The calendar of your colleague is added to your Outlook under Shared Calendars:

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