A public folder is a folder present in Outlook to share files with others. The information in the folder can be accessed by selected users or by all users present under same mail client. The level of privilege to use the public folder will be provided to users by the owner of the public folder. The public folder in Outlook can contain anything like calendars items, messages or contacts. Using outlook, you can share contacts, tasks calendars and you can even share files. By sharing the files, you can centralize the information in the file.
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Create and share a public folder in Outlook - Outlook
Public folders are designed for shared access and provide an easy and effective way to collect, organize, and share information with other people in your workgroup or organization. Public folders help make content in a deep hierarchy easier to browse. Users will see the full hierarchy in Outlook, which makes it easy for them to find the content they're interested in. Supported versions of Outlook for Exchange Server. Public folders can also be used as an archiving method for distribution groups. When you mail-enable a public folder and add it as a member of the distribution group, email sent to the group is automatically added to the public folder for later reference.
These instructions apply to Desktop Applications for Outlook and newer. If you are looking for instructions on using public folders with an older application it is strongly encouraged you upgrade Office to or Office ProPlus. Older versions of Office will not receive security updates from Microsoft and are vulnerable to malware and viruses.
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