Implement group distribution lists in O365
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Implement group distribution lists in O365

Creating a Distribution List with Microsoft 365 Groups:
Microsoft 365 Groups can be used as distribution lists, but they offer additional collaboration features like shared calendars, SharePoint
sites, and more. Here’s how to create a distribution list using Microsoft 365 Groups:

  1. Sign in to Office 365: Sign in to your Office 365 admin account.
  2. Access the Microsoft 365 Admin Center: Go to the Admin center and select “Groups.”
  3. Create a New Group:
    a. Click the “Add a distribution list” button.

b. Choose “Distribution” under “Group type” and follow the on-screen instructions to provide a name, email address, and other settings.

Click Next

Click on Assign owner & search for the user & click on add.

  1. Add Members:

b. In the group settings, go to “Members” and add members from your organization’s directory.

  1. Choose email name you want for the distribution list

Click on the option “Allow people outside of my organization to send email to this Distribution group” as per the requirement.

  1. Save and Use:
    a. Save your changes, and the Microsoft 365 Group can be used as a distribution lists.

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