Outlook asks for password when updating address book

You can now fill out your own username and password.Depending on how your domain has been configured, you must specify your username in one of the following formats: When you indeed had been granted “Full Access” permissions to the mailbox, the account configuration will be successful and the mailbox will be added to your account list and Folder List.Once the permissions issue has been solved, restart Outlook and you should be able to open the mailbox.Pst-files, unless you are using an Exchange or Hotmail account, Outlook cannot live without them.To log on with your own credentials, don’t fill out anything in these fields but click “Next” instead.Auto Account Setup will now look up the server details and once it has found them, it will prompt you for your user credentials.When I try to add the account, Outlook already resolves my current name and email address.

In that case, you can add the mailbox to your Outlook configuration without password in the following way: Note: If you can’t expand the mailbox, you haven’t be granted the correct permissions by the mailbox owner.

I’ve been granted access to a shared mailbox on our Exchange sever.

For this, I’ve been given the name and email address of the mailbox but I didn’t get a password for it.

When you add a new account and your current username and email address is already filled out in the wizard, simply change the email address to the email address that you want to add and you’ll see a “Password” and “Retype Password” field appear.

Filling out these password fields is only required when you actually want to log on with the account which holds that email address.

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Either way, you should be able to do this without knowing the password for that mailbox.

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