Create Distribution List in Microsoft Outlook

Create Distribution List in Microsoft Outlook

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    What is a distribution group?

    A distribution allows you send emails to several people without having to add each individual names separately. It can be used for meetings, projects ect..

    Outlook 2010/2013 and later versions

    1. On the Home Page, click Address Book to open your Address Book.
    2. Click the list below Address Book, and then select Contacts.
    3. On the File menu, click New Entry.
    4. Under Select the entry type, click New Contact Group.
    5. Under Put this Entry, click In The Contacts. This selection determines where your new distribution list is saved. This is the default location.
    6. Click OK. Your new distribution list is now set to be saved in the Contacts folder, and an untitled distribution list form opens. At this point, you can begin adding contacts to your new distribution list, as outlined in the following section.

    Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007

    1. On the Tools menu, click Address Book to open your Address Book.
    2. In the Show Names from the list, click Contacts.
    3. On the File menu, click New Entry, or click the New Entry button on the toolbar.
    4. Under Select the entry type, click New Distribution List.
    5. Under Put this Entry, click In The Contacts. This selection determines where your new distribution list is saved. This is the default location.
    6. Click OK. Your new distribution list is now set to be saved in the Contacts folder, and an untitled distribution list form opens. At this point, you can begin adding contacts to your new distribution list, as outlined in the following section.

    Add Contacts to Your New Distribution List

    Outlook 2013 and later versions

    1. In the Name box, type the name of your new contact group.
    2. Click the Add Members button to add members from any of your Address Book entries or Contacts.
    3. Click Save And Close to save the new distribution list.

    The name of the distribution list appears bold as compared to the other entries in the contact folder. In table views, the distribution list name appears in the Full Namefield. You can view the members of the list by opening the entry.

    Outlook 2010

    1. In the Name box, type the name of your new contact group.
    2. Click the Select Members button to add members from any of your Address Book entries or Contacts.
    3. Click Save And Close to save the new distribution list.

    The name of the distribution list appears bold as compared to the other entries in the contact folder. In table views, the distribution list name appears in the Full Name field. You can view the members of the list by opening the entry.

    Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007

    1. In the Name box, type the name of your new distribution list.
    2. Click the Select Members button to add members from any of your Address Book entries or Contacts.
    3. Click Save And Close to save the new distribution list.

    The name of the distribution list appears bold as compared to the other entries in the contact folder. In table views, the distribution list name appears in the Fill Name field. You can view the members of the list by opening the entry.

     

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