Setting up a shared mailbox in the Outlook Web Client
Log into you Office 365 account and access Outlook.
At the Outlook main screen, on the left hand side you should see Folders, right click on
Folders this and select Add shared folder
A popup section should appear - Add shared folder - type in the email address of the shared email you wish to add, it will appear below the box, when you see the correct one click on it
Once selection the window will change to display the shared email, click Add
The Window will disappear and the shared email will now be in your list you may need to scroll down the folder listing on the left hand side of the screen to locate it, clicking on the name of the mailbox will expand the folders for it
Using a Shared Mailbox in the Outlook Web client
Once you have added the shared mailbox it will always appear when you log into Outlook via the web.
Emails can be viewed by clicking on the inbox, can you can reply or forward as needed, or drag the email to another folder
Sending from the shared email address via the Outlook Web client
If you start a new email or reply to an email in a shared mailbox in the webmail version, you will reply for your personal address - to change this please follow the below steps.
Start the new email or reply, above the To/Cc section you should see three dots in a horizontal line, click on these and select Show From
The From field will now appear above To, to change the from address, click on Fromm then select other email address
Start typing in the shared email address and it will show in the results below, click on the email to select it
Once selected the new email will appear in the From field
Please note you cannot send from any email address at will, you must have access to the email address to use it, in the case of Shared Mailboxes you must have been granted access to the shared mailbox to send from that email address.
Turning on the From field in the Outlook Web Client permanently
You can have the From field show every time you start a new email or reply
To do this, once logged into the Outlook Web client click on the settings icon, it looks like a Gear/Cog
At the bottom of the new section that appears on the right, click on View all Outlook settings
Click on the second option Compose and Reply, then click the box next to Always show From. Click Save the click on the X in the top right to close the Window