Course summary: Reach out with contact groups (distribution lists)

Create a contact group

  1. On the Navigation bar, click People.
  2. Under My Contacts, pick where you want to add the contact group. For this example, click Contacts.
  3. Click Home > New Contact Group.
  4. On the Contact Group tab, in the Name box, type a name for the group.
  5. Click Add Members, and then add people from your address book or contacts list. To add someone who is not in your address book or contacts, create or add a person as a contact.
  6. Click Save and Close.

Send an email message to a contact group

  1. Click Home > New Email.
  2. In the new email message, click To. The Global Address Book is set as the default address book in Outlook. However, you can change the address book. To change the address book, under Address Book, click the down arrow and choose a different address book.
  3. In the Search box, type the name of the contact group.
  1. Double-click the name to add it to the To box, and then click OK.

Remove names from a contact group

  1. On the Navigation bar, click People to view your contacts.
  2. Double-click the contact group to open it.
  3. Select the names you want to remove from the group, and then on the Contact Group tab, click Remove Member.
  4. Click Save & Close.

See also

 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2013