Managing an Office 365 Distribution Group Online

These instructions describe how to manage an Office 365 Distribution List from Outlook Online.
To manage your distribution list with your Outlook desktop client please visit:

  1. Open a web browser and go to
  2. Sign-in when prompted with your email address and your HarvardKey password
  3. In the upper right-hand side click on the .
    This will open the settings menu.
  4. Under “My App Settings” click on Mail:

5. This will bring you to the “Mail Options” page

6. Click on “General” on the left-hand menu and then select “Distribution Groups”

7. This will open the distribution group settings.  If the Settings menu is still open and covering part of the right-hand side of the window, scroll to the top of the page and click on the ‘X’ to close the settings menu

8. Next go to the left-hand side of the page and you will see the “Distribution Groups I Own” section

9. Select the distribution Group that you want to edit, then click the pencil in the menu above

10. In the next window do the following:

  1. Click on Membership in the left-hand menu
  2. Click the “+” sign to open the dialog to add users.  Add the users you want and click save on that window.
  3. When done adding members click the save button at the bottom of the window.