Office 365 (Outlook | Outlook on the web) - Send an Email to a Contact or Personal Group

You can store e-mail addresses, home and work addresses, phone and fax numbers, and other information for your contacts. Each contact (Contact: In the Address Book, a collection of information about a person that may include e-mail addresses, phone numbers, street addresses, and more.) can include information that is important to you, including birthdays, children's names, notes, and more.




Outlook on the web

Watch the below clip on how to send an email from a contact in your Outlook on the web application:

Outlook 2016 for Windows

Watch the below clip on how to send an email from a contact in your Outlook 2016 desktop application:

Outlook 2013

  1. Go to People

    Navigation Pane - People

  2. Within Home tab, select Business Card within 'Current View' group.

    Business Card selection

  3. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.
    Note: To send an email to more than one contact/personal group --- to select records that are adjacent to each other, press the SHIFT key, and then click the first and last records of the group that you want to add. To select nonadjacent records, press the CTRL key, and then click the individual records. To select all records, click one, and then press CTRL+A.

  4. In Communicate group, click Email.

    Communicate group - Email button

    Outlook 2016 for Mac 

    1. Go to People/Contacts

      contacts icon

    2. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.

      Note: To send an email to more than one contact/personal group --- to select records that are adjacent to each other, press the SHIFT key, and then click the first and last records of the group that you want to add. To select nonadjacent records, press the Command key, and then click the individual records. To select all records, click one, and then press Command+A.

    3. From within the HOME tab, click E-mail.

      E-Mail button