How to Set Calendar Sharing Permissions in the Admin Center

Say you’re an Office 365 administrator, and you allow your users to share their calendar information publicly, because they often hold meetings with people outside the organization and sharing calendar information makes it much easier to schedule.

However, to reduce the risk of users sharing sensitive data, you need to configure the setting so users are only able to share their free/busy times, not the details of their schedules like subject, location, and so on.

In the Office 365 admin center, you will:

  1. Under External Sharing, select Calendar.
  2. Ensure that the box is checked for Let people in your organization use a public URL to share their calendars, and also ensure that the box is checked for Share calendar via web link for anonymous users.
  3. Select the radio button for Calendar free/busy information with time only.

Of course, you can begin with step 1 and change the settings to align with your organization’s requirements. The video above will show you how to modify the setting in 60 seconds.

Get the best tips and tricks in your inbox daily