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Outlook Calendar Issues

Problem:  Calendar changes won’t stick.

Solution: Turn off “Download shared folders” in the Advanced setting



  1. On the File tab, click Account Settings in the Account Settings list.
  2. In the Account Settings dialog box, click the E-mail tab and then double-click your Microsoft Exchange Server account.
  3. In the Change Account dialog box, click More Settings.
  4. In the Microsoft Exchange dialog box, click the Advanced tab.
  5. Click to clear the Download shared folders check box.

Outlook / Exchange: Change Reviewer to Editor

To change a room calendar to allow Appointments instead of Meetings:


  • https://practical365.com/exchange-server/grant-read-access-exchange-mailbox/
  • In Exchange, right-click on the Room Mailbox and select “Mange Full Access Permissions”.    Add yourself (or anyone you want to designate room permissions)
  • In local Outlook, right-click on the Room Calendar and select “Properties” and “Permissions”.    Add/remove people from the Permission Level (including Reviewer and Editor)

Import Zimbra Calendar into Google Calendar

To Export Calendar from Zimbra:

  • Log into Zimbra mail via the web
  • Select Preferences (on the top) and Import/Export (on the left)
  • Select Export -> Calendar and click the Source to select your default Calendar
  • Click Export to export the data into an ics file on your desktop

To Import Calendar into Google Calendar:

  • Go to: http://www.google.com/calendar
  • Click on the gear (settings) in the top right corner and select “Settings”
  • Click on “Calendars” on the top menu
  • Click on Tasks -> Import calendar
  • Select the ics file from Zimbra