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Sharing distribution lists with others

Question: Someone emailed me a group (distribution list) and now I would like to send an email to that group. Is there an easy way to convert it to my contacts?

Answer: It is definitely simple from the Outlook client. The quickest and easiest way is to click on that email message and from the reading pane, drag the group (which appears as an attachment) to your contacts folder. You may need to rename it to something more appropriate. Do this by opening it – double clicking on the group from your Contacts folder and type in a different name and save and close. 

If you’re using Outlook Web Access, you can open the attachment and click the icon “New Message to Group” and it will prompt you to save, which will save it in your contacts.

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