Outlook - Creating a Contact List

Instructions for how to create a contact list, add members to the list and send a email to the list.

Creating a Contact List in Outlook

  1. While in email click on the People icon in the bottom of the navigation list
  2.  Click on Your contacts in the navigation at the left
  3. In the menu above click on Add to list
  4. Click on New contact list
  5. Type in the name of the list you would like to create
  6. Hit enter on your keyboard to save the list

Adding Members to the List

  1. Select Your contact lists from the navigation at the left
  2. Click on the name of the list you would like to add the members to
  3. Click on Edit at the right side of the window
  4. In the box below Add email address, type the email address or name (if a uwosh.edu email address, this will search the directory)
  5. If they are in the directory they will show in the list, select the name you would like to add (otherwise if not a uwosh.edu email address type the full email address and click on the Add button)
  6. Repeat steps 4 & 5 for all members that need to be added
  7. When you have all members added click Save
Send an Email to the Contact List
  1. Go back to your email
  2. Click on New message to create a new email
  3. Type the name of your contact list in the To area
  4. Select the name of your Contact list
  5. To view the list of names click on the name of your contact list
  6. Compose your message and Send


If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu