Distribution List is the advanced feature given by Microsoft in the Office 365 version. Through this feature, multiple users can communicate with each other easily. Distribution list is used for sending the email to the group of people and it is basically used for marketing purpose. For this you don’t have to type the name of each recipient and it is also used by the user who share common work, so through this can communicate easily. For this feature, you have to install MS Office through office.com/setup. Microsoft Office is the well known software developed by Microsoft and consists of many applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook etc. Through this you can do formatting, editing, creating text document and also used for making beautiful presentation. This software is used for home as well as for business purpose. In this article, you will read how to create a distribution list in Office 365.
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Features Of Distribution List:
Distribution list of Office 365 uses only a single email address to send emails to all the group members. It can manage through EAC and PowerShell cmdlets. Through this any user whether it is an external or internal user can send email to the members of the group. You can get the Dynamic membership through Dynamic Distribution Groups. In this, Free or Paid AAD subscription will works as a license. Through this distribution list, multiple users can communicate with each other, share their work, ideas, crucial information, urgent message, etc.
Create Distribution List in Office 365:
For this, first you have to Open Office 365 admin center and then you have to select Groups and again choose Groups option. Then you have to click + Add a group option just to add a Distribution List. Here you will see the New Group page will open. Now under Add a group, from the list of option you have to select Distribution List option. After this, you have to Add a Group name, Group email address, Description. Now you have to drag the option to On/Off to allow/disallow people outside the organization to send emails to this group. After this, you have to click on Add option. Here you will see the message that the Group was added. Now you have to click on Close option. Just select and double click on your newly created Distribution List. By using the Edit option, you can edit the Group name, Owners, Members and Exchange Settings. You have to click on Edit option to add the Group owners. Here you have to click + Add owners and then you have to click on Close option.To add members, you have to click on Edit against Members option. After this, you have to click + Add members to add the members from the list and then click on Close. If you want to change the Exchange Settings, then you can do this by clicking on the Edit Exchange Settings option and then click on Save option to save it. You can manage the senders of the emails by clicking on the delivery management category in the Exchange Settings option. At last, just click on Save option to save this setting. You will see the Distribution Lists group in Office 365 is successfully created.
If you need more information, then you can go to the website of MS Office through www.office.com/setup.