Office 365, Outlook for Windows, Add shared mailbox
Offices often have at least one shared mailbox for voice mail, responding to outside inquiries, projects, and more. Follow the steps below to add a second account to Outlook 365 on a Windows computer.
NOTE: To open a shared mailbox on a Mac, follow the steps in this article instead.
In Outlook, go to File and choose Account Settings -> Account settings
Enter the email address of the shared mailbox and choose "Connect." Please be patient as this can take some time.
Click "Advanced options" and choose "Microsoft 365" for account type
When prompted to sign in, select "Sign in with another account"
Replace the email address with your own.
Enter your own university password.
Wait for the mailbox to finish configuring, then close and re-open Outlook.
Once the mailbox is added, it will be available at the bottom of the left-hand column of folders in Outlook. Scroll to find it.
Click the triangle next to the mailbox name to expand the folders.
If you have any questions or run into any issues, please contact the Help Desk at 217-244-0812 or email@example.com.