Adding and editing a Shared Calendar in Outlook 2010

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click on Calendar in the left hand pane:
  3. Then in the ribbon menu at the top of the screen click on “Open Calendar” => “Open Shared Calendar”:
  4. Type the calendar name (eg “activitycalendar”) into the input box that pops up or click on “Name” to choose the calendar from the list. Then press “OK”, if the “Check Names” dialog appears follow the instructions in the “Download Address Book” post otherwise, continue to the next step.
  5. The calendar will then appear in the main calendar window:

If you get the following “Check Names” dialogue when you try to add a shared calendar to Outlook you can download a fresh copy of the address book which will include the new account using the instructions in this post.

Jason Edwards