Create a Contact Group in Outlook

Use a contact group (formerly called a “distribution list”) to send an email to multiple people—a project team, a committee, or even just a group of friends—without having to add each name each time you want to write them.

To create contact group:


Step One: On the Navigation bar, click People.

  • For Outlook 2013: People
  • For Outlook O365 / 2016: People


Step Two: Under My Contacts, pick where you want to add the contact group. For this example, click Contacts.


Step Three: Click Home > New Contact Group.


Step Four: On the Contact Group tab, in the Name box, type a name for the group.


Step Five: Click Add Members, and then add people from your address book or contacts list.


Add members to a new group



 To add someone who is not in your address book or contactscreate or add a person as a contact.


Step Six: Click Save and Close.

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