Recently a user in our forum asked how to add a second mailbox to their Outlook 2007 Client. I have to admit, the process is a little different than it was with the Outlook 2003 client and it took me a few minutes to find it. It only takes a few seconds to complete the process to let’s get to it.
Update 5/19/2010 – Outlook 2010 has been released. Enjoy! How-to Add an Additional Mailbox to Outlook 2010
Update 7/24/2012 — With the release of Outlook 2013, here’s a new How-To covering how to add a additional mailbox in Outlook 2013.
With Outlook 2007 open, Click Tools, Account Settings
Click More Settings
Click Advanced Tab then Click Add
Type in name of additional / secondary mailbox and Click OK
Note: You must have at least READ access to new mailbox otherwise after adding, you will not be able to open new mailbox. If you need help with this, ask your systems administrator or post your question in my Forum.
Verify new Mailbox is listed under “Open these additional mailboxes” Click OK
That’s it! Very simple!
Here’s what your Outlook Client will look like once your new Mailbox is added: