Outlook:

  1. Have the person copy the addresses from their distribution list and paste them into an email message.
  2. When you receive the message, copy the addresses.
  3. At the bottom (left) of the page, click the People tab
  4. Under the New section of the menu bar, click New Contact Group.
  5. [If prompted] under Put this Entry, click In The Contacts. This selection determines where your new distribution list is saved. This is the default location.
  6. Click OK.
  7. In the Name box, type the name of your new contact group.
  8. Click the Add Members button to add members from any of your Address Book entries or Contacts.
    • Copy and paste members from the received distribution list here.
  9. Click Save And Close to save the new distribution list.
  10. The name of the distribution list appears bold as compared to the other entries in the contact folder. In table views, the distribution list name appears in the Full Name field. You can view the members of the list by opening the entry.Type a name for the new list.
Article number: 
100377
Last updated: 
July 25, 2016