This article describes how to Send emails as a Distribution List.

Important: Only Exchange mailboxes can Send As Distribution Lists.

To grant a user Send As permissions:

  1. Log in to CONTROL PANEL > navigate to Services > select Distribution Lists

  2. Select Distribution List > click on Send As

  3. Add a user in question > Grant Send As Permissions button

Note: after the permissions are granted in the CONTROL PANEL, it can take up to 2 hours to propagate the changes

To send emails as a Distribution List:

In Outlook 2010/2013/2016:

  1. Compose a New Email. Click the From field and select Other email address.
    • Note: If you do not see the From field, navigate to Options and select From in the section Show fields.
  2. Select the alias from the Global Address List or type the email address manually.
  3. Send the email from your alias.

In OWA 2010:

  1. Compose a New Email. Click Options on the top.
    Options
  2. Check the box Show from and click OK.
    Show from
  3. Click the From field and select Other email address.
    From > Other email address
  4. Select the alias from the Global Address List or type the email address manually.
    Find the address

In OWA 2013/2016:

  1. Compose a New Email. Click on Show From option.
  2. Click on your own email address, it will get selected, and press Delete keyboard button.
  3. Type in new alias email address manually in From field and send a test email.
  4. Next time you want to send a message using another address it will be available for selection in the drop-down for From field.