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How to Create a Distribution List In Yahoo Mail?

July 22, 2020 | By John Wick | Filed in: Tips.

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If you have to send the same email to a large number of people on a frequent basis using your Yahoo Mail account, instead of entering each recipient’s email addresses every time, you can make use of the distribution list in your Yahoo Mail account. A distribution list is basically a collection of numerous email contacts combined as a group. Once you create this group email in your Yahoo Mail account, you can easily send an email to a large number of email contacts just by entering the name of the Distribution list in the “To” field when composing an email. To know how to create a distribution list with Yahoo Mail and manage it, go through the information provided below.

Guide to Create a Distribution List in Yahoo Mail

  1. Creating a New Distribution List or Contact List in Yahoo Mail

  • Open a supported web browser on your computer and sign in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  • Once you are logged into your account, you will need to click on the Contacts icon located near the upper-right corner of the window. This will expand the list of contacts and menu below the Contacts section.
  • From the given menu, you will need to click on the Lists Under the Lists section, click on the + Create list option. This will prompt you to provide the name for the list and contacts you wish to add.
  • In the List name field, you will need to enter a suitable name for the Distribution list and then type the name of the contacts in the Add contacts field you wish to include. As you will begin typing the name of the contact, you will get the auto-suggestion under the field. Select the name of the contact from the auto-suggestions.
  • After you are done adding the contacts to the list, you will need to click on the Save The distribution list will be saved in your Yahoo Mail account.

 

  1. Sending Email to the Distribution List

Once you are done creating the distribution list, you can send email to it by following these steps:

  • Sign in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  • Click on the Compose
  • In the compose window that appears on your screen, you will need to click on the field next To option and enter the name of the list you just created.
  • As you will enter the name of the distribution list, and auto-suggestion will display below the field. Select the Group email from the auto-suggestion and then enter a suitable subject and body for the email you wish to send.
  • After creating the email, you will need to click on the Send The email will be sent to all the contacts in the distribution list.

 

  1. Adding More Contacts to a Distribution List

If you wish to add more contacts to a distribution list, you can easily do so by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • In your Yahoo Mail account, you will first need to click on the Contacts icon located near the top-right corner of the window.
  • In the expanded menu that appears under the Contacts section, you will need to click on the Lists
  • Next, you will need to select the list in which you wish to add more contacts in the Lists
  • Then, click on the + Add a contact to a list option located in the below section.
  • In the under Add contacts field, you will need to enter the name of the contact and select it from the auto-suggestion menu. Similarly, you can add more contacts to the list if you wish to.
  • Once you are done adding the contacts click on the Save The contacts will be added to the distribution list right away.

 

  1. Removing a Contact from the Distribution List

If you wish to remove a contact from the distribution list, you can do it easily by following these steps.

  • Sign in to your Yahoo Mail account and click on the Contacts icon located near the top-right corner of the window.
  • In the expanded menu that appears under the Contacts section, you will need to click on the Lists
  • Next, you will need to select the list from which you wish to remove a contact using the drop-down menu. Then, and click on the Edit
  • Then, you simply need to click on the X icon next to the email address which you wish to delete.
  • Once you are done making the desired changes, simply click on the Save

 

  1. Deleting a Distribution List

If you ever wish to do away with a distribution list, you can delete it easily by following these steps:

  • In your Yahoo Mail account, you will first need to click on the Contacts icon located near the top-right corner of the window.
  • In the expanded menu that appears under the Contacts section, click on the Lists
  • Next, you will need to select the list which you wish to remove using the drop-down menu.
  • After selecting the list, you will need to click on the Edit option and then on the Menu icon (three horizontal dots).
  • From the drop-down menu, you will need to select the Delete list option and then click on the OK button to confirm the deletion. The contact list will be permanently removed from your Yahoo Mail account.

So, these are the different steps that you will need to follow to create and manage a distribution list in Yahoo Mail. For any issue you can contact customer service support of Yahoo mail to fix your email problem.


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