A contact list is a grouping of email addresses collected under one name. A message sent to a contact list goes to all recipients listed in the list. You can include contact lists in messages, meeting requests, and in other contact lists. Note: If you have a Microsoft Exchange account, contact lists are not saved to the Exchange server. Any lists that you create are saved on your computer and are available only in Outlook for Mac.
Please click on the link below to be directed to the most up-to-date instructions on Microsoft's support page. It will allow you to select between newer versions of Outlook or Outlook 2011.
Important Note: If the New Contact List option is greyed out, set your preferences to Show "On My Computer" folders, and then return to finish creating your contact list.
1. Select Preferences.
2. Under Personal Settings, click General.
3. Under Folder List or Sidebar, clear the Hide "On My Computer" folders check box.