Add or Remove a Member from a Distribution List (DL) in Outlook 365


How do I add or remove someone from a distribution list that I own in Outlook 365?


  • Outlook 365


  • Navigate to Outlook 365.
  • Select the gear (settings) in the top right-hand side of the screen.
  • Select View all Outlook settings.

  • Under the settings menu, select General. 
  • Select Distribution groups.

  • Find the area labeled Distribution groups I own.
  • Double-click the name of the list you want to edit.

 Note: You could also highlight the distribution list and click the pencil. 

  • Click Membership.
  • Click the plus sign to add people to the list (see below for continued instructions).
  • To remove people select the person you want to remove and click the minus sign.

The address book will pop up allowing you to search for people.

  • Search for the person you would like to add in the Search box and press enter or magnifying glass

  • Select the plus sign next to the name. Their name will appear at the top where it says members. 

  • Select Save once you are done adding all the people. 
  • Select Save on the members tab.
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