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We'll show you how to share Calendars, Contacts, Folders and Files and subscribe to external calendars.

To share your calendar with other users (beginning with interWaysMAIL Domain personal/professional):

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  • Click "Share calendar"
  • Then you can enter the mail address of the recipient of the share and the permissions
  • At the bottom you can see the link to your published calendar (Format: .ics)
  • You can even publish the calendar as a regular HTML web page (e.g to include it in your web site) by adding .html to the URL.
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  • If the recipient of the share is an interWaysMAIL account,  he/she will receive an email with an "Accept Share" button (in interWays Webmail He/she just has to click this button to automatically add the calendar to his/her calendars.
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Subscirbe to external calendars (Google, etc...):
  • Log in to interWaysMAIL Webmail (
  • Go to your calendar
  • Click on "New Calendar" at the top
  • Activate the checkbox "Synchronise appointments from remote calendar"
  • Just enter the external calendar URL into the URL field
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Desktop Application: Other users' shared calendars (and contacts, mails, files...) are displayed automatically in the desktop application and webmail. You don't need to adjust anything.

Add calendars to iCal:
  • Read/Write:
    • Open iCal, click on iCal -->Settings --> Accounts --> bottom + to add the new account
    • User name: interWaysMAIL address of the sharing user
    • Password: His/her Password
    • Server Options: Account-URL:<email address of sharing user>/
  • Read Only (display only):
    • Open iCal, click on Calendar -->Subscribe
    • Enter this URL:<email address of sharing user>/Calendar (or name of calendar you want to subscribe to)

Share Contacts, Folders, Files:

  • This works exactly like sharing calendars, see top section.

Add calendars, contacts, folders from other users in Outlook:

  • Open Microsoft Outlook
  • Click "File" -->"Open"
  • Choose: "Other user's mailboxes"
  • Enter the interWaysMAIL Email address of the user sharing the object
  • If the user is not in your contacts list, add him/her before following these steps. Use his/her interWaysMAIL email address for the contact.

Add calendars, contacts, folders from other users in iCal:

  • Other users' subscribed calendars are automatically displayed  in iCal.
  • To display other users' contacts in your Address Book, go to system settings-->Zimbra and click on "Sync". At the "Contacts" option, simply select the other users' address books you wish to sync.

To publish Free/Busy information:

  • Simply browse to this adddress:
  • Then you can see free/busy info for your calendar. You can prevent free/busy info from being shown by right-clicking on your calendar in webmail, choosing properties and selecting: ignore this calendar for free/busy info.

To use shared calendars on your mobile device, please visit our Support-->Mobile Devices section.


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