Office 365 (Outlook | Outlook on the web) - Send an email to a contact or personal group

You can store e-mail addresses, home and work addresses, phone and fax numbers, and other information for your contacts. Each contact (Contact: In the Address Book, a collection of information about a person that may include e-mail addresses, phone numbers, street addresses, and more.) can include information that is important to you, including birthdays, children's names, notes, and more.


Outlook on the web

  1. Go to People

    Navigation Pane

  2. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.
    Note: Only one contact/personal group can be selected.

    Contact/Group Selection

  3. Within the detailed view section of the contact/personal group, click on the email address below Send mail.

Outlook 2016 for Windows

  1. Go to People.

People icon

     2. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.

Contact a person or group

     3. In the Communicate group, click on Email

  Email button

Outlook 2013

Important: By February 2017, Microsoft will no longer push any updates to Office 2013 suite of applications. Please see the following document for further details: Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2013 path to retirement.

  1. Go to People

    Navigation Pane - People

  2. Within Home tab, select Business Card within 'Current View' group.

    Business Card selection

  3. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.
    Note: To send an email to more than one contact/personal group --- to select records that are adjacent to each other, press the SHIFT key, and then click the first and last records of the group that you want to add. To select nonadjacent records, press the CTRL key, and then click the individual records. To select all records, click one, and then press CTRL+A.

    Contact/Group selection

  4. In Communicate group, click Email.

    Communicate group - Email button

Outlook 2010

  1. Go to Contacts
  2. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.
    Note: To send an email to more than one contact/personal group --- to select records that are adjacent to each other, press the SHIFT key, and then click the first and last records of the group that you want to add. To select nonadjacent records, press the CTRL key, and then click the individual records. To select all records, click one, and then press CTRL+A.
  3. In Communicate group, click E-mail.

Outlook 2016 for Mac | Outlook 2011

  1. Go to People/Contacts

    contacts icon

  2. Within your contacts listing, select the contact/personal group you want to send a message to.

    Note: To send an email to more than one contact/personal group --- to select records that are adjacent to each other, press the SHIFT key, and then click the first and last records of the group that you want to add. To select nonadjacent records, press the Command key, and then click the individual records. To select all records, click one, and then press Command+A.

  3. From within the HOME tab, click E-mail.

    E-Mail button




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Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2013-06-26 08:09 CDTUpdated:2016-08-23 10:13 CDT
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