How to Make a Distribution List for Outlook 2007

A distribution list is a collection of electronic contacts that you can use to send out mass email messages to a large group. The Outlook 2007 program, which is part of the Microsoft Office 2007 suite, fully supports distribution lists. You can make a new distribution list in Outlook 2007 by selecting different contacts in your Outlook address book or entering new email addresses.

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Distribution lists are used to e-mail large groups of people.

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Launch the Outlook 2007 program on your PC computer and log in to your email account.

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Go to "File" in the top menu bar, expand the "New" submenu and select "Distribution List."

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Enter a label for the new distribution list in the "Name" field.

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Click on the "Select Members" button to add contacts from your address book to the distribution list.

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Highlight the names of the contacts you want to include, press the "Members" button and then hit "OK."

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Click on the "Add New" button to manually add an email address to the distribution list.

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Enter the contact's name and e-mail address and press "OK" to add it to the list.

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Click on the "Save and Close" button to save the distribution list and return to the main Outlook window.