Create a contact group (also called a distribution list)
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.
|Note If you have an Microsoft Exchange accountAn account managed by Microsoft Exchange Server. Microsoft Exchange accounts are used by organizations with many users. They make it possible to synchronize e‑mail, calendars, and contacts between multiple computers., contact groups are not saved to the Exchange server. Any groups that you create are saved on your computer and are available only in Outlook for Mac.|
At the bottom of the navigation pane, click Contacts .
On the Home tab, click Contact Group.
If Contact Group is not available
Enter a name for the contact group.
Do any of the following:
Add a person from your contacts, or add a person with whom you've recently exchanged email
Click Add , type the first few letters of the person or group's name, and then click the appropriate entry on the pop-up menu.
Add a person who is not in your contacts or with whom you haven't recently exchanged email
Click Add , and then type the person's email address.
Prevent message recipients from seeing the addresses of other group members
Select the Use Bcc to hide member information check box.
Remove a member
Click the member, and then click Remove .
Click Save & Close.
The group appears in your Outlook contacts, and you can send messages to the group exactly as you would to one person.
|Tip You can import and export contacts from other applications such as Outlook for Windows, Apple Mail, and Entourage. For more information, see Import information into Outlook|