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Office 365: Creating a Group

Office 365 Groups are enhanced distribution lists that allow you to share files, dates, and messages. Groups are similar to Google+ Communities. Groups can be used for projects, basic class websites, department intranets, and listservs.


  1. Navigate to Outlook Web App

    In the left-hand pane of Outlook Web App click the plus icon next to ‘Groups’.Outlook Web App Sidebar with Create Group plus icon highlighted.

  2. Set Group Properties

    Enter a group name and description, select your group privacy setting and language for group-related notifications. Group IDs are automatically generated but can be edited by clicking the pencil icon. You can also enable the checkbox to make new members automatically subscribe to notifications.Office 365 Create Group Dialog Box

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Eric is a Systems Analyst and Blackboard Administrator at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and a graduate from Boise State University. Learn more about me.


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