Office 365 (Outlook for Mac) - Unable to open/subscribe to a calendar due to a permission error

When you attempt to open/subscribe to a another calendar via Outlook for Mac, you receive the error below:

cannot open folder error

The reason for this error is:

  • You have not been granted the necessary permissions - at a minimum, you need "full details" permissions to open a calendar. Any permission below this level will cause this error and the calendar will not be opened. Ask the owner of the calendar to confirm/verify the permissions you have been granted.

Microsoft reference.




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Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2015-12-15 11:54 CSTUpdated:2019-02-20 20:38 CST
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