Creating contact groups in Outlook for Windows


Creating contact groups through the desktop client on Windows.


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You can create contact groups in the Outlook Desktop app for Windows by following the steps below:

  1. On the Home tab, click the Contact Group icon in the bottom left corner.

  2. Click on the New Contact Group icon in the top left corner of the screen.

  3. On the Contact Group tab, click Add Members and then click From Address Book.

  4. Type the name of the person you want to add to the group and then click Go.

    Note: Click the Advanced Find link to search by eID (Alias).

  5. In the list of names, select a name and then click the Members button. 

  6. Repeat steps 4 - 5 to select additional group members and then click OK.

  7. In the Name box, type a name for the group.
  8. Click the Save icon in the top left of your screen.


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