Exchange - Features of Outlook vs. Outlook on the Web

Issue/Question

  • What are the features and limitations of Outlook on the Web versus the Outlook client?

Environment

  • Oregon State University
  • Exchange Email
  • Outlook, Outlook on the Web

Resolution

  Outlook for Windows, Outlook for Mac Outlook on the Web
Access Email, Calendar, and Archive Yes Yes
Open a shared mailbox or another user's mailbox Yes Yes
Schedule meetings and view free/busy data Yes Yes
Open Shared Calendar Yes Yes
Schedule a Teams meeting Yes Yes
Schedule a Zoom meeting Yes, with Zoom for Outlook Add-In No, schedule via Zoom instead
View "Favorites" Folders Yes Yes
Add Safe Senders Windows: Yes
Mac: No, use Outlook on the Web
Yes
Create and View "Search Folders"  Yes No
View PST Files Windows: Yes
Mac: No but PSTs can be imported
No

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Details

Article ID: 131498
Created
Wed 4/21/21 11:31 AM
Modified
Wed 4/21/21 11:54 AM