Outlook calendar event organizer


A user recently complained that the event she created in her Outlook 2016 calendar was
registered with one of her colleagues as the 'Organizer'. She doesn't remember doing
anything special when creating this event.

I have read in several places that one can't actually change the original event organizer,
but nowhere I have seen how one can initially select a different organizer than oneself
when adding an event in one's Outlook calendar

Any ideas ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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Panagiotis ToumpaniarisSystem EngineerCommented:
There is no way to change the organizer, other than creating a new event. The event should be created by the organizer herself.

Having said that, there are 3rd party commercial tools that can allegedly do that : https://www.extendoffice.com/documents/outlook/4401-outlook-change-meeting-organizer-owner.html . Haven't tested it though, and I do not know if or how it works.

Hope it helps

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That is only possible if there are appropriate rights granted to one person over the Calendar of the other. Kindly review the kind of permissions the user in question has and take it from there.
Panagiotis ToumpaniarisSystem EngineerCommented:
@ S_K_S
What you mean is creating an event in another persons calendar. You cannot create an event in your calendar and put someone else as organizer. Nor can you change the organizer at a later date.
Ah I thought it was the other way round where Delegate set something in Calendar without the knowledge of the Delegatee
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
Well, it happened; I saw it with my own eyes
I guess it must be the result of the Caldav plugin : maybe I got my sync update directions a little muddled up and as a result some strays popped up where they shouldn't have
At least it is clear in my mind now, thanks.
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