How to add a Public Folder calendar to Outlook

To add a public folder calendar to Outlook, please use the following instructions. The screenshots in this article are using Outlook 2013. Your version may look slightly different.

1. Open the 'folder view'

Go to the Folders section of Outlook by clicking the ellipsis at the bottom of the window and choosing Folders.


2. Expand Public Folders

Click the triangle next to 'Public Folders - [Your Email Address]' on the left hand side of Outlook to expand the Public Folders list.


3. Expand All Public Folders

Click the triangle next to 'All Public Folders' to expand the list.

4. Add the calendar to Favorites

Locate the calendar you need access to in the list. Right-click the calendar and select 'Add to favorites...' This will now show under the Favorites folder.

5. Open Calendars view

Click on Calendar at the bottom of the Outlook window. The Public Folder calendar should now show under 'Other Calendars’ on the left. Check the box next to it to view the calendar.