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How to create Outlook distribution list from an Excel file?

Supposing you received an Excel file which contains a list of new customers’ email addresses, and now you need to group all of these email addresses to a single Outlook contact group. How to achieve it? A method in this article can help you.

Create Outlook distribution list from an Excel file

Create Outlook distribution list from an Excel file

To create Outlook distribution list from an Excel file, please do as follows.

1. Select and copy all email addresses in the worksheet you need to create a distribution list based on.

2. Launch your Outlook application and shift to the Contacts view. Then click New Contact Group under the Home tab. See screenshot:

3. In the Contact Group window, please click Add Members > From Outlook Contacts under the Contact Group tab.

4. In the Select Members: Contacts dialog box, press the Ctrl + V keys simultaneously to paste all copied email addresses into the Members -> box, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

5. Then all email addresses are added into the Contact Group window, please name the contact group in the Name box, and then click the Save & Close button. See screenshot:

Now an Outlook contact group is created with specified email addresses in an Excel file.

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