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If you find that you are sending emails to the same group of individuals on a daily or weekly basis, instead of entering each address manually, you may want to look at created a Contact Group. In this article we will learn how to create contact groups using Outlook 2013.

Creating Group

1. Navigate to the People Tab in outlook and select New Contact Group
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2. A window will pop up allowing you to add the name the group and add members to it. Once you have named the group, click the Add Members button to begin adding members.
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3. You will have the option to add from: contact list, Outlook Contacts, Address Book, or E-Mail Contact. For this article, we will use Address Book. Click on that and you will be directed to the Global Address List. Type in the name of the user you want to add. This will make their name appear in the members section. Once you have added all the members you would like, click OK.
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4. Adjust any names or settings you would like, then click Save & Close once you are done. This contact group will now appear under you contacts list. Once you want to send to that group, Simply type in its name in the To: field in a new email, and it will populate the members of that group into your email!
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If you are having problems creating an Outlook group, or have questions, please contact the Tech Center at support@cu-portland.edu.

Created by Steven Quirk 10/16/13