Delegating your (Microsoft 365) account to someone else using Outlook for macOS

Delegating your account to another person allows them to read, send, or delete messages on your behalf, depending on permissions you set. You can also give them access to edit your calendar.

  1. Click Tools > Accounts.
    This is an image of the drop down menu that appears after clicking on Tools.  Accounts is the last item on the drop down menu.

  2. Click Advanced...
    This is an image of where the Advanced... button is.  It is located near the bottom right of the window.

  3. Click Delegates. Under Delegates who can act on my behalf click the plus (+) button.
    This is an image of where the plus button is.  It is located under the Delegates who can act on my behalf box.

  4. Search for the contact you would like to give delegate access to, and click Add to give them permission. 
  5. Using the drop-down menus, select the permissions you want to delegate. Click OK when you're done.
    Permissions window with options to grant permission to Calendar, Tasks, Inbox, Contacts, Notes.

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Keywords:calendar behalf delegate Mac Exchange O365 M365   Doc ID:62457
Owner:TSS Tier 2 .Group:Northwestern
Created:2016-04-02 16:38 CDTUpdated:2020-12-14 13:13 CDT
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