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Exchange 2016: How to share a folder via OWA

Step 1: Authorise mailbox sharing

In our example, a folder is shared from the account to Firstly: authorise sharing on your account. To do this, right-click on the account name and select "permissions" . A new window will appear.

Step 2: Authorise mailbox sharing

Click on the+ icon to add the user you want to share folders with. A new interface will then appear.

Step 3: Authorise mailbox sharing

Add the user.

Step 4: Authorise mailbox sharing

You can also customise the level of access for this user by changing the permission options in the Permissions section.

For example you may want the user to only have access to the "Drafts" folder in the mailbox.

Click "OK"to confirm your selection.]

Permissions will be granted only for the file in question.

Set up folder sharing permissions

You can now give the second user sharing permissions for a folder, such as the "Drafts" folder.

The process is almost the same as before: right-click on the "Drafts" folder, then

click on "Permissions"

This step can be carried out for any folder.

Carry out the same actions as before by adding a user then giving them the necessary permissions for the folder in question.

You can assign different permissions: Owner, Editer, Author, User...

Step 1: Retrieve the shared folder

The user that has been given permission must add the shared folder in OWA.

To do this, right-click on your email account, then select "add shared folder".

Step 2: Retrieve the shared folder

Enter the first user's account name.

Step 3: Retrieve the shared folder

Our shared folder "Sent items" should now appear in OWA.

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