This article explains how to view a distribution group that you are a member of, and how to manage membership of that distribution group if you are the owner of it.
Sign into office365.leeds.ac.uk using your University username and password.
Open Outlook (web version) once you have signed into Office365.
Once Outlook is open in your web browser, click on the settings cog in the top right and then ‘view all Outlook settings’ in the bottom of the column that has opened.
In the ‘Settings’ box that has now opened, select the ‘general’ tab and then ‘Distribution groups’.
This screen displays distribution groups that you are a member of on the left-hand side and distribution groups that you are an owner of on the right-hand side.
You may see a message that says 'Instead of a distribution group, consider using a new Microsoft 365 Group to collaborate by sharing conversations, documents, and a calendar. These are separate to distribution groups and are not something that we currently support.
To edit the membership, click on the distribution group you would like to edit so that it is highlighted and then click the pencil edit icon. This will open an additional window with a few options.
After a short period of time the window should close. This means that the members of staff have been added or removed successfully. You can then open the distribution group again using the pencil edit icon, navigate to membership, and review the group.
Open Outlook and click on ‘address book’.
This will open the address book, switch the ‘Address Book’ dropdown to ‘Global Address group’. This will ensure the search looks for all active distribution groups. Once done, search for the name or the address of the distribution group.
Once you have found the distribution group:
To edit the membership of a distribution group you own:
You should now be able to see the changes reflected in the ‘members’ group of the distribution group.