Share my Tasks

This feature requires you to use a Microsoft Exchange account. Most home and personal accounts do not use Exchange.

  1. In Tasks, in the Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes panes such as Shortcuts or Mail and the shortcuts or folders within each pane. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.), click Share My Tasks.

 Note   Share My Tasks does not appear unless you are using an Exchange Server e-mail account.

  1. Do one of the following:

ShowAllow anyone to access your Tasks

  1. In the Name box, click Default.
  2. Under Permissions, in the Permission Level list, click the permission level that you want.

For details about permission levels, see Outlook folder permissions.

You can create custom permissions by selecting the check boxes and options under Permissions.

ShowSpecify the people who can access your Tasks

  1. Click Add.
  2. In the Add Users dialog box, in the Type Name or Select from List box, enter the name of the person whom you want to grant sharing permissions to.
  3. Under Add Users, click Add, and then click OK.
  4. In the Name box, click the name of the person you just added.
  5. Under Permissions, in the Permission Level list, click the permission level that you want.

For details about permission levels, see Outlook folder permissions.

You can create custom permissions by selecting the check boxes and options under Permissions.

 Important   If you select the Private check box in a Task item in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, do not grant Read permission to your Tasks folder to anyone whom you do not want to see private items. A person who is granted Read permission to access your folders could use programmatic methods or other e-mail applications to view details in a private item.

 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2003