LSUMail: Set Up Personal Contact Groups in Outlook 2016 (Mac)

A contact group is a list of people's e-mail addresses referenced under one single mailing list name.  You can then address an e-mail to the Contact group and a copy of the message will be sent to all group members.

How to Set Up Personal Contact Groups in Outlook 2016:

1. On the bottom left navigation panel, select People

Navigation Panel

2. Under the Home tab, select New Contact Group.

New Contact Group

3. Give the new contact group a name.

Naming a New Contact Group

4. To add contacts to the group press the Add Add contact button and do one of the following: 

  • Double-click the open slot under the Name column, type the first few letters of the contacts name, and select a saved contact from the drop-down menu.
  • Double-click the open slot under the E-mail column and type the new contact's E-mail address.

Searching for saved contacts


  • To remove a contact from the group, select the unwanted contact and press the Remove  button. 
  • To prevent a message recipient from seeing the addresses of the other group members, select the Use Bcc to hide member information check box underneath the group name.

Bbc check box

5. Click Save & Close

Save & Close button

Referenced from: Microsoft

7/26/2023 11:35:38 AM