This tutorial teaches you how to delegate your calendar to someone else in Outlook 2010 using the Delegate Wizard.
Have as few delegates as possible, preferably none. While delegates can be very helpful, they dramatically increase the probability of missed appointments, duplicated meetings, unseen invitations, and conflicting attendance responses.
Delegates are most appropriate for individuals who need an assistant to completely manage their calendars for them. If this is not your situation, remove any delegates you have assigned!
Have only one delegate at a time. We do not recommend that one person have multiple delegates. If for some reason this is necessary, agree in advance who will be the primary delegate.
One person can serve as a delegate for multiple people.
It works best for the calendar owner to allow his/her delegate to manage their calendar totally, such that s/he never responds to meeting invitations and always allows the delegate to do so on his/her behalf. The calendar owner and the delegate must therefore decide who will process all meeting requests, because the calendar owner and his/her delegate can accidentally override one another.
Both you and your delegate should be running the same version of Outlook on the same platform (either Mac or Windows). For manager/assistant relationships, it is highly recommended that the same version of operating system and mail program are used by both people (e.g., both using Windows and the same version of Outlook—preferably 2010—or both using Macs and Outlook 2011).
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|Editor(receives meeting related emails)||
|Editor (doesn't receive meeting related emails)||
NOTE: If you choose My delegates and me you could run into collisions and unexpected behavior if both you and your delegate accept or decline a meeting, have different responses, respond at the same time etc.