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Last Updated: May 25, 2023


If a distribution group has multiple owners, the Members list on the group’s contact card in Microsoft Outlook for Windows: 

  • Includes one owner whose role displays as Owner. That owner might not be a member of the group.

  • Includes all other owners who are members. For each of these owners, their role displays as Member.

  • Excludes all other owners who aren’t members.


Outlook for Windows doesn’t optimally display distribution group owners.


Use Outlook on the web to view distribution group owners. Outlook on the web displays owners and members as follows: 

  • Owners who aren't group members display in an Owners list.

  • Members who aren't group owners display in a Members list.

  • Owners who are group members display in both the Owners and Members lists.

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