Create Mailing Groups in Address Book

This document shows how to create a new contact group of multiple addresses, to easily send email to several recipients at once by clicking on the group name. (Note: to keep within the server rules and make it easier to troubleshoot, keep your groups below 40 recipients.)

  1. Log in to Webmail with your olympus.net email address and password.

  2. Click on the Address Book icon at the top of the page.
    Address Book

  3. Click on Personal Addresses in left column to highlight it.
  4. Click the plus sign at the bottom of the left hand column.
    Add group

  5. Type in a name for your group and click the enter key on the keyboard to create the group name. The new name will appear in the Groups column. You may add multiple group names.
    Type ccommittee

    Committee

  6. Click the + icon at the bottom of the Contacts panel for Create new contact card. In the Add new contact panel, fill in the name of your contact and email address and any other options needed, then click the Save button. Add contact card

  7. Continue adding addresses by clicking on Create new contact card following step 6. If you already have one Group set up and want to include email addresses from one group to another, you may click the other group name (Business, in the example, and drag-and-drop the contacts into your new Groups entry from the Contacts list.
    Drag address

  8. Click on Compose to create a new email, then type in (red arrow) the group name in the Recipient or BCC field. A popup will arise below showing the group name you’ve typed in. Click on the blue highlighted group name popup, and it will fill in the group email addresses into the Recipient or BCC field. As shown in the screenshot below, the number of recipients in the group also appears in parentheses following the group name.

    Type group name