View Shared Mailbox - Gmail

This answer shows you how to view an inbox that has been shared with you as a delegate. For these instructions, please log in to your Gmail account. If you do not know how to log in to your OC email account, please see our instructions on how to Access Google Apps.


  1. Click the 'Settings' icon in the top right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings.

Accounts and Import

  • Navigate to the Accounts and Import tab.

Add Shared Account

  • In the 'Check mail from other accounts:' section, click 'Add a mail account'

Enter Email

  1. Enter the email address of the inbox you would like to access.
  2. Click Next

Enter Email Settings

  1. Enter the email username you would like to access. (Typically the email address itself)
  2. Enter the email account password of the inbox you would like to access
  3. These settings should be configured correctly automatically
  4. Make sure the 'Always use secure connection' box is checked. The other options can be changed based on your own preference.
  5. Click Add Account


  • You have successfully accessed a shared inbox through
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