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How to create an email list for Gmail to send group emails

How to create an email list for Gmail to send group emails

By emailing the same group of people regularly, you can reduce the time lost by creating a list of emails to use in Gmail. Although not inherently obvious, here’s how to create a mailing list.

Create an email list with Google Contacts

Typically Google, all the contacts you see and access in Gmail are managed by a separate Google application: Contacts. To create a list of contacts that you can use in Gmail, you need to visit the Google Contacts web application.

Launch a web browser and log in Contact Google. Once here, hover over the contact you want to add to the distribution list, then click the checkbox to select it. Repeat for each contact you want to include in the list.

Place your cursor over a contact and click the checkbox to select it.

Make sure each contact you add has an associated email. Otherwise, they will not appear on the label when you email them later.

Once you’ve selected all your contacts, click the Label icon, and then click the ‘Create Label’ button.

Click the blue label icon, then click "Create Label" to create a new group.

Give the label an easy-to-remember name and then click «Save» to create the contact list.

Enter a descriptive label for the group and click "Save" when you

To add contacts to an existing label, select the contact, click the Label icon, click the label you want to add it to, and then click the ‘Apply’ button.

Add contacts to an existing group.  Click the contact, click the blue label icon, select the group, and then click

After saving the label, you can create another label for another list, or close the tab.

Send an email using the email list in Gmail

Now that you have a list created and tagged, go ahead tray from Gmail login to send an email to the entire contact group.

After the page loads, place your mouse cursor over the plus (+) icon and click the «Compose» button when it appears to start a new email.

Hover over the plus (+) button and click

From the New Message window, start typing the name you gave to the tag, and then click the suggestion when it appears below the text field.

Start typing the label name and click it when it appears below.

Once you’ve selected the label, complete the email, and then click the «Send» button when you’re done to send it to everyone in the group list.

When you have finished writing the email, click "Send" to send it to the contact group.

While you can use it to run a small business or marketing campaign, your free Google Account allows up to 500 emails sent and received per day. If you reach this limit within 24 hours, you may receive an error message informing you that you are in excess.