How To Create And Use Groups In Hotmail

You can group multiple email addresses in a specific group in Hotmail. This will make it easier for you to send emails to more than one person without typing each address individually. This article shows you how to create a group (a contact list or a mailing list) in Hotmail and Outlook.

How to create a group in Hotmail?

Step 1: Log into your Hotmail/Outlook account.

Step 2: Click  in the upper-left corner.

Step 3: Select People.

How to create a group in Hotmail Outlook

Step 4: Click the down arrow icon next to New contact and select New contact list.

How to create a group email list in Hotmail Outlook

Step 5: Enter a Contact list name.

Step 6: Enter a name or an email address of the person you want to add to the contact list. Then, select the right one from the drop-down list. You can add how many members as you want.

Step 7: Type a group description (optional).

Step 8: Click Create.

Create a new group email list in Hotmail Outlook

How to use a contact list in Hotmail?

Send an email to a group or a contact list

Step 1: Click + New message to start composing a new email.

Step 2: Enter a group name into the To field and select the right one from the drop-down list.

Step 3: Compose your message.

Step 4: Click Send.

Send an email to a group in Hotmail Outlook

Add or delete members to a group or a contact list

Step 1: Click  at the top left of your Hotmail inbox page.

Step 2: Select People.

Step 3: Click My contact lists in the left column and select a group you want to add new members.

Step 4: Click Edit.

Step 5: Add new members or click the X button to the right of a member you want to delete.

You can also change other group's information including name and description.

Edit a group, contact list, or mailing list in Hotmail Outlook

Step 6: Click Save.

Delete a group or a contact list

Step 1: Click  at the top left.

Step 2: Select People.

Step 3: Click My contact lists in the left column and select a group you want to delete.

Step 4: Click Delete.

Delete a contact list in Hotmail

Step 5: Click Delete again to confirm your action.

Export a contact list

Step 1: Click  at the top left.

Step 2: Select People.

Step 3: Click My contact lists in the left column and select a group you want to export contacts.

Step 4: Click Manage and select Export contacts.

Export contacts in a mailing list in Hotmail Outlook

Step 5: Click Export.

Step 6: Select a folder to save your file and click Save.

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