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How to grant delegate rights to user in (O365) via Outlook for Windows.  This is not generally recommended except for administrative assistants or similar circumstances.

Must be granted by owner of mailbox.

Step-by-step Guide

Launch Outlook and select the File tab.

Next, select Account Settings. A drop-down menu displays.


Select Delegate Access from the drop-down menu. The Delegates screen displays.


On the Delegates screen, select the Add... button. The Add Users screen displays.


  1. Locate the name of the person to which you want to grant delegate access.
  2. Highlight their name by selecting it with your mouse cursor.
  3. Select the Add -> button.
  4. Select the OK button.

The Delegate Permissions screen displays.


  1. Select the appropriate permissions for the person to whom you are granting delegate access.

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When you are finished, select the OK button. The Delegates screen displays.


  1. Select the OK button.

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