Office 365 (Outlook 2011) - Edit or delete a contact group

Important: Beginning September 22, 2016, Office for Mac 2011 will no longer be available for installation from the Office 365. Please see the following document for further details: Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2011 path to retirement.

Important: You have multiple choices when it comes to using this feature. Before proceeding, please review the following document to see if another option exists to better suit your needs: Office 365 - What are the differences between an Office 365 Group, an Office 365 Security Group, a Contact list, and Google Group?.

A contact group, also known as a distribution list, is a grouping of e-mail addresses collected under one name. A message sent to a contact group goes to all recipients listed in the group. You can include contact groups in messages, meeting requests, and in other contact groups. 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. You can include Contact Groups in messages, task requests, meeting requests, and in other Contact Groups.

What do you want to do?

Edit a contact group

  1. On the Navigation bar, click Contacts.


  2. Find the group you want to edit and double-click the group to open it.
  3. After making the desired changes, click Save and Close.


Delete a contact group

Important: Since personal groups are only stored locally on the computer you are on, once the group is deleted, it cannot be restored.

  1. On the Navigation bar, click Contacts.


  2. Find the group you want to delete and double-click the group to open it.
  3. Click Delete.


  4. Click Delete to confirm the delete action.

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Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2016-10-05 15:31 CDTUpdated:2016-10-13 13:07 CDT
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