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Adding External Contacts to a Distribution Group – Office 365

First, use this post to add the External Contacts. Adding Exteral Contacts to Exchange Online

If you need to create the Distribution List, use this post Creating a Distribution Group in Office 365 – Exchange Online

Follow the steps below to add the external contact to a Distribution Group.

Login to the Office 365 Admin Center

Click the App Launcher (top left corner)

Click Admin


Open Exchange Admin Center


Click Recipients

Click Groups

Select the Distribution Group

Click the Edit Pencil (A new window will open)

Select Membership

Click (A new window will open)

Double click the contact or select the external contact and click add ->

Click OK

The contact will now be in the list of members

Click Save

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Kelsey Epps

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