Open another user's calendar
Ability to see side by side calendars of other users without them having to give me permission or making me a delegate.
This is critical. Most users in my organisation are on Windows and when they allow other people to view their calendars they choose the option to view titles but not full reviewer permissions.
Unfortunately the Mac client will simply return an error when asking to open a shared calendar unless the user have full reviewer permissions on the other user's calendar.
This is a big problem for productivity as I have to email people to ask their availablity. The free/busy info on the scheduling tab is often not sufficient; you need to at least see the meeting title to understand if it's a real meeting or just a reminder, and whether or not they're available.
All our Mac Users have this problem, on the other hand no windows User has this problem.
Bump. I can't understand the difference of permissions between MAC and PC users...
Please provide us with clear answer what is the status? This uservoice is 4 yeas old I'm sure you managed to review some of the comments below.
Each comment/vote represents multitude of end users that are not happy with your lack of understanding. We need to support your broken tech, we deserve better.
Jan de Boer commented
Please solve this problem. So no normal working is possible.
Yes, definately do it.
Thank you for still giving your little finger to us Mac Users.
In case you haven't realized, the world will swing BACK in your favor once Apple hardware dies due to quantum computing an we all just have "phones".
Please for the love of XYZ fix this bug that has been around FOREVER. How can you continue to turn a blind eye?
This is beyond pathetic.
Not understandable that this is still not implemented!
Tina Gersuni commented
3 years for a basic functionality?
Lo and behold, just in time for holiday season: https://www.microsoft.com/nb-no/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&filters=&searchterms=26356
This is EXTREMELY important for users in my organization. The fact that other 3rd party vendors such as Intermedia BUT Microsoft for whatever reason can not, is outrageous.
This should take a high priority especially with the increase in Mac users over the last few years.
Steve Cardinale commented
Why am I able to view the free/busy status of shared calendars of others within my company using Office 365, but not in Outlook for Mac? What is so unique about the permissions already granted in Office 365? This behavior seems needlessly confusing and particularly frustrating for a productivity application.
How much longer will this "Review" take or is this a waste of time? Should we just invest our time and money elsewhere?
Please fix this, it's really silly to have to change the settings on the Calendar for this.
Please escalate as this really inconvenient for our teams.
Steve Brown commented
This is ridiculous.
I can't believe this issue is still affecting us in 2018.
I'm constantly disappointed that Microsoft are still treating Mac users as second-class citizens and are not able to realise the impact of issues such as this one on large organisations that use a mixture of Windows and Mac machines. In an era where privacy and data protection are such hot topics, it's scandalous that Microsoft are forcing us to choose full Read Access (Reviewer) or higher before we can see standard (and default) free/busy data. Appalling.
Michael Gjernes commented
If nothing else, please make it possible to at least browse resource calendars via Outlook on Mac, just as it is on Windows. OWA too. Having to create a meeting, then go through the scheduling tool is a definite step backwards.