LSUMail: Set Up Personal Contact Groups in Outlook 2011 (Mac)



This article describes the steps to set up personal Contact Groups in Outlook 2011 Mac.  

A contact group is a list of e-mail addresses referenced under a single name.  It acts as a mailing list.  You can then address an e-mail to the Contact group and the message will be sent to all group members.

PLEASE NOTE: This will save the contact group(s) to the local machine and not be available to the user if they use OWA away from this Mac.  See this article for detailed information.

1. Click Contacts at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.

The outlook navigation bar.


2. On the top of the screen, click Contact Group to add a new contact group.

The Contact Group icon located on the top pane.


3. The Group screen will appear.  Enter a name for the group.

The group editing screen.


4. Click the green Add symbol button or Double-click in the input area to add someone to the group.

  • When you start typing in the Name input box, the system will search your personal contacts and the main Directory for possible matches.  If the person you want is listed, select his entry.
  • If the person you want to add is not listed, you can finish typing his name and then go to the E-mail input box to type his e-mail address.
  • Continue adding more people to the contact group.
  • Click Save & Close when you are done.

The group editing screen, with the Add button on the top panel selected.

LSUMail Server Settings

Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):

outlook.office365.com      Port:  993
Encryption Method:  SSL

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):

outlook.office365.com      Port:  587
Encryption Method:  TLS

Generate Server Settings (OWA):

Find POP, IMAP & SMTP Settings for LSUMail

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