I argued with a Microsoft technical representative for a long time and finally got him to admit that they were.The shared mailboxes have incredibly weak mobile support and support for full functionality in Outlook does not come out-of-the-box with automapping and is tricky to configure by disconnecting the mailboxes through powershell.Differences between Cub Mail Public Folders and Exchange Shared Mailboxes A.User Definitions Full Access – Even though there is an owner designation in Exchange, it does not equal a Cub Mail owner in value.It has surpassed Google Apps and it’s growing fast. Worse, the hole is in the support for mobile devices – you know, the ones that are rapidly displacing computers and becoming the primary devices for billions of people. Seriously, this is the Wikipedia entry: “Outlook on the web (previously called Exchange Web Connect, Outlook Web Access, and Outlook Web App in Office 365 . It’s not a very good app, and it’s redundant now that Microsoft has its separate, and far better, Outlook app. Instead, it can be opened by anyone with permission in Outlook or webmail.
The Microsoft prescribed method to get shared mailboxes in mobile is to make a shared mailbox a shared folder in the main mailbox in the "Outlook Web App" Application in i OS or Android.As a part of the Cub Mail Public Folder retirement project, Exchange Shared Mailboxes were created for users who previously used Cub Mail Public Folders.Before outlining the steps for changing permissions, it is important to review the general differences used to describe each type of account: I.Maybe you want to share your calendar with colleagues, or set up a company contact list. Microsoft offers another i OS and Android app named “OWA.” It stands for “Outlook Web Access,” which was the name for Office 365 webmail until Microsoft changed it because they hate us. It stands for “we can’t be bothered to rename this app because it’s going to be discontinued soon.” I don’t even know what they call Office 365 webmail today. By the time I find out today’s name, they’ll change it again. Instead, a company would set up a licensed /month mailbox just like a mailbox for an employee, with its own email address to log in and its own password.Office 365 offers several ways to set up shared calendars and shared contacts. Most people use the built-in calendar app on their phones. Some people use the Outlook app from Microsoft on their phones. Then everyone who needed it would be given the login credentials and could add it to their phones.