Setting Up A Distribution List In Windows Live Mail And Hotmail

In Windows Live Mail / Hotmail distribution lists (a group of email addresses that can be emailed at the same time) are setup and managed using Categories and once you know that they are very simple to create and manage, here is how to setup:1. Open Windows Live Mail and go into your contacts2. Press […]

In Windows Live Mail / Hotmail distribution lists (a group of email addresses that can be emailed at the same time) are setup and managed using Categories and once you know that they are very simple to create and manage, here is how to setup:

1. Open Windows Live Mail and go into your contactsopen contacts in Windows Live Mail
2. Press the Category button in the ribbonadd a new category in Windows live Mail
3. Enter a new category name such as Friends and Family and add people to the list by simply clicking on themadd contacts to a category
4. once you have added everyone you want to the list just press save.press save
5. now when you want to email all the people in that category just type it into a new mail and your new category should appearemail a distribution list

If you are using Hotmail using a browser then it is a very similar process but differs a little

1. Open Hotmail in your browser and go into your contacts.open contacts in hotmail

2. To create a new category choose New category from the Categories menu

create new category
3. Give your new category a name and then in the member s box, type in the names of the contacts you want to add, and when you have found the right ones simply click them to add them and press save.add members to the category

[Source:Windows Live and Hotmail]