Public Folders: Adding Public Folders in the Outlook Desktop Application and Outlook Web

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 2016/2019 (Windows)

Instructions to add/ view Public Folders and the classified folder to your favorites in Outlook 2016/ 2019.

1.    Select the "more" icon typically displayed as 3 dots on the lower-left corner area of your outlook folder pane.

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.

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 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.

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.
 

4. Close the add public folders window and the folder will be in the Favorites section at the top in Outlook on the Web as below:

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

 

 

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Article ID: 927
Created
Fri 12/4/20 11:36 AM
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Thu 7/15/21 3:54 PM