In Outlook for Windows, how do I make other users delegates so that they can send email on my behalf?
In Outlook for Windows, if you have an Exchange mailbox, you can allow another user within your Exchange organization to send email messages on your behalf. To do so, you must add that user as a delegate to your mailbox. You can give a delegate different permissions for different folders, which allows you to control access to items in your Exchange mailbox.
Adding delegate(s) to your Exchange account
- In Outlook 2016, 2013, and 2010, from the tab, click and then select .
- In the "Delegates" window, click .
- Select the Exchange users you wish to add as delegates. At Indiana University, make your selections from the IU Global Address List. When you've finished selecting users, click .
- In the dialog box that appears, you can set permissions for the
users you have selected. If you add just one user, the settings you
choose will control the permissions for that user. If you add
multiple delegates at the same time, the settings you choose will
control the permissions for all of those delegates.
By default, Outlook gives delegates "Editor" permissions for the calendar and tasks folders. Editors have the ability to read, create, and modify items in your mailbox. You can modify individual delegate permissions at a later time by selecting a delegate's name from the "Delegates" dialog box, and then clicking.
- Once you have made your selections, click .
The users you selected will now have the privileges you granted them, but will need to set up Outlook to access your folders; refer them to At IU, how do I view another person's Exchange calendar or mailbox folders in Outlook for Windows?
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Last modified on 2015-10-07.
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