Create an Email Contact Group from an Email Message (Windows)

Introduction

How to create an email contact group in Outlook for Windows

Instructions

 Using Outlook on a PC

1. Open an email that was sent to the people you want to include in the contact group.

     Right click on a recipient in the message header on the Reading Pane.


 

2. From the context menu that pops up, choose Select All. Now right-click your selection and then

     click Copy or press Ctrl+C.


 

3. In Outlook (not in the opened email message), click People on the bottom left.

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4. Click 'Home'  >'New Contact Group'.

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5. Type a name for your contact group.

 

6. Click Add Members > From Outlook Contacts.

 

7. In the window that opens, right-click inside the Members box, and click paste, or press Ctrl+V.

 

8. Click OK. The people from the email will appear as a list of members for your contact group.


9. Click Save & Close.

 

 

 

Details

Article ID: 120272
Created
Thu 11/12/20 2:22 PM
Modified
Tue 6/29/21 3:36 PM

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