Create a contact group or distribution list in Outlook
Use a contact group (formerly called a “distribution list”) to send an email to multiple people—a project team, a committee, or even just a group of friends—without having to add each name each time you want to write them. To create contact group:
For information about contact groups in for Mac, see Create a contact group in Outlook for Mac.
On the Navigation bar, click People.
For Outlook 2013:
For Outlook 2016:
Under My Contacts, pick where you want to add the contact group. For this example, click Contacts.
Click Home > New Contact Group.
On the Contact Group tab, in the Name box, type a name for the group.
Click Add Members, and then add people from your address book or contacts list.
Note: To add someone who is not in your address book or contacts, create or add a person as a contact.
Click Save and Close.
To learn how to use your new contact group, see Send an email message to a contact group.