How to import a Contact Group sent you as an attachment

Sharing Contact Groups can be a great timesaver when multiple people need to continuously e-mail the same groups of individuals (for more details see Sharing Contact Groups). You can easily import a Contact Group that was e-mailed to you as an attachment.

Do the following:

    1.    Open the e-mail containing the Contact Group.

    2.    In Outlook, open the Contacts view.

    3.    Drag the Contact Group attachment from the e-mail message onto the desired Contacts folder. Outlook automatically creates the contact entries for you:

Drag and drop Outlook 2016 Contact Group