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How to forward contact group (distribution list) in Outlook?

Sometimes you might want to share your contact groups with your friends or colleagues in Outlook, or move contact groups to other email accounts on your computer at home. In these cases, you can forward your contact groups (distribution lists) in Outlook easily.

Forward contact group (distribution list) in Outlook

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Microsoft Outlook supports to forward a contact group (distribution list) as a TXT file or an Outlook contact. Please follow below steps to get it done:

1. In the People (or Contacts) view, double click to open the contact group (distribution list) which you want to forward.

2. In the opening Contact Group window, please click Contact Group > Forward Group > In Internet Forward (vCard) or As an Outlook Contact as you need. See screenshot:

3. And now the opening contact group is added as an attachment in a new email as below screenshot shown. Please add recipients, compose the new email, and then send it.

If select In Internet Forward (vCard):
If select As an Outlook Contact:

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    smith · 1 months ago
    received distribution list like example above now how do I retrieve content