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How do I create a new contact group in Office 365?

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Article SummaryContact groups replace distribution lists.
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A contact group used to be called a "distribution list". It is used to send email to multiple people without having to add each name every time you want to send a message to the whole group. You can include Contact Groups in messages, task requests, meeting requests, and in other Contact Groups.
Note: Contact groups are not the same as groups. For more on groups, see What are Office 365 groups?
Caution! Personal Contact Groups are only stored on your local computer or device. Once you delete the group there, it is gone forever.

To create a Contact Group

  1. In Office 365, select People from the Navigation bar.
  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. For example, Shiny Project Group
  5. Click Add Members, and then add people from your address book or contacts list.
Note: To add someone who is not in your address book or contacts, use the "New E-mail Contact" selection.
  1. Click Save and Close.
You have created a new Contact Group in Office 365.
If you need to make changes to the group, use the following steps.

To edit a Contact Group

  1. On the Navigation bar, click People.
  2. Find the group you want to edit and double-click the group to open it.
    • To Add Members
      • Click Add Members, and then add people from your address book or contacts list.
Note: To add someone who is not in your address book or contacts, use the "New E-mail Contact" selection.
  • To Remove Members
    • Select the member to remove from the list and click Remove Member, and then add people from your address book or contacts list.

  1. Click Save and Close.
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