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Office 365 (Outlook 2011) - Invite a Contact Group

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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. In Outlook 2011, you can invite a contact group to a meeting from your contacts/address book.

  1. To invite a contact group to a meeting, click Contacts in the bottom left corner of the Outlook screen.
  2. Right-click on the contact group you wish to invite and select New Meeting with Contact from the drop-down menu.

    contact sub-menu

  3. In the meeting window that pops up, all group contacts are included in the "To" (attendee) field.

    send mtg invite to a group

  4. Enter any additional event details and click Send.

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Created:2016-10-05 15:30 CDTUpdated:2016-10-17 15:49 CDT
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