Office add-ins aren't available from a shared calendar

Enabling add-ins for a shared calendar

When sending a meeting request from a shared calendar, the Office add-ins aren't enabled on the ribbon. To use Outlook add-ins while creating a meeting request for a shared calendar, you can use the following workarounds:

  • If you have full access to the shared mailbox and are not a delegate of it, add the shared mailbox as an additional account in Outlook.

  • Use Outlook on the web to open the shared mailbox calendar and create the meeting request with the Office add-in. 

Enabling add-ins for a shared calendar

When sending a meeting request from a shared calendar, the Office add-ins aren't enabled on the ribbon. To use Outlook add-ins while creating a meeting request for a shared calendar, you can use the following workarounds.

  • If you have full access to the shared mailbox and are not a delegate of it, add the shared mailbox as an additional account in Outlook.

  • Use Outlook on the web to open the shared mailbox calendar and create the meeting request with the Office add-in. 

Enabling add-ins when sending email from a secondary email account

When sending a meeting request from your primary email account, the Office add-ins are enabled on the ribbon. However, when you select a secondary email account, the Office add-ins aren't enabled on the ribbon. To work around this issue, use Outlook on the web to open the shared mailbox calendar and create the meeting request with the Office add-in. 

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