How to Add a New Group in Outlook 2010 for Windows

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  • Click the Home Tab in the Ribbon, click New Items icon.

Home New Items

  • A drop down menu will appear – at the bottom click on the More Items icon. Another drop down menu will appear – click on the Contract Group.

Contact Group

  • In the Name box type in the name of the Contact Group
  • Next, click on the Add Members icon – at this point you can select to add members from the Outlook Global Address book (From Address Book), or your contacts (From Outlook Contacts), or you can create a new contact (New Email Contact) and add it to your Contact Book.
  • Click the Save & Close icon (in the Actions Group once you have finished adding members to your Contacts Group.

To Send an Email to the Contact Group

  • On the  Navigation Pane (located on the left hand side of the Outlook client screen click on the  Contacts icon.


  • Click on the Contact Group needed

  • Click on the Email icon located on the Communicate Group


  • The system will send the message to the New Contact Group in this example

Note: If you want to expand the group to see other member in the group simply click on the + sign located to the immediate left of the Group

Page last modified July 27, 2015