Is there any official way to use shared mailboxes on mobile devices like iPhone/iPad? I have a group of people here who need to check incoming emails to a shared mailbox and they want to do that whole being on the road and have no access to their full blown up desktop version of Outlook. I known I could direct them to OWA, but that's not fun on iPhone and they are really used to just one app for their emails.
I don't have an iPhone in front of me, but I think these are the steps:
Go to Settings. Click on Mail, contacts & calendars. Click on Add account.
Choose "other" as the type of the account.
On the next page you'll: Enter Name. Enter the email address of the shared inbox. (i.e. email@example.com or something) Enter the your personal password. Enter a description.
When you're done you click next. On the following page you select IMAP.
Incoming mail server: Host name: outlook.office365.com Username: Your personal email, followed by "/nameofthesharedmailboxaccount" For example: firstname.lastname@example.org/sharedmailbox Password: Your personal email password.
Outgoing mail server:
Host name: smtp.outlook365.com
User name: Your personal email address.
Password: Your personal email password.
I'm not 100% sure about this as I don't have an iphone available to try this on. But I hope it helps. :)
Hello, is this still the only option if the user doesn't know the password to the shared mailbox? I can add it as I would any mailbox when I know the password to the shared mailbox but that isn't really a shared mailbox then. I'm not able to get the instructions above to work when I don't know the mailbox password.