Adding Public Folders in the Outlook

This article provides instructions on how to add and access UFV public folders (e.g. Classifieds or HR public folders). The public folders can be added to the Outlook desktop application on Windows or Outlook Web as listed below:

Adding the Classified or Public folders to Outlook Desktop (Windows)

Instructions to add/view Public Folders and the classified folder to your favorites in Outlook.

  1. Select the "more" icon typically displayed as 3 dots on the lower-left corner area of your outlook folder pane. Outlook window
  2. Choose Folders in the pop-up menu.
  3. Available public folders will be displayed on the bottom of your Folder pane. Here you can select/browse or open the Classifieds folder to view the listings emails. Depending on how your Outlook is configured, you may need to expand the folder pane or scroll down to the added "Public Folders" section to view it. Public Folders section in Outlook
  4. To add the UFV Classifieds to your "Favorite bar" highlight the Classified folder and select "show in favorites" located on the FOLDER tab's ribbon bar

Adding the Classified or Public Folders to Outlook Web

Instructions to add/view Public Folders and the classified folder to your favorites in the Outlook Web portal.

  1. Log in to Outlook Web here using your UFV employee email credentials.
  2. Right-click "Folders" and select "Add public folder to Favorites" from the drop-down menu. Add public folder to Favorites option in Folders drop-down menu
  3. Navigate to the public folder that you want to add. Note: Ensure you select the sub-folder you want to add, Outlook on the Web will not show sub-folders.
    1. Click to highlight the folder you want to add.
    2. Click the 'Add Public Folder' at the top as shown in the screenshot below. Add Public Folder option
  4. Close the add public folders window and the folder will be in the Favorites section at the top of Outlook on the Web as below: Favorites section in Outlook

Repeat the above steps if you need to add another public folder.


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