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Configure the group

Once the group has been created, you can add members and configure additional settings.

Use the new admin center to add members to a group

The new admin center is available to all Microsoft 365 admins. You can opt in by selecting the Try the new admin center toggle located at the top of the Home page.

 

Users can add themselves or request approval, or you can add them now.

  1. In the admin center, refresh the page so your new group appears, select Groups > Groups, and then select the name of the group that you want to add members to.

  2. On the Members tab, select View all and manage members.

  3. Select Add members.

  4. Select the users you want to add, and then select Save.

  5. Select Close three times.

The group will appear in Outlook with members assigned to it.

Use the old admin center to add members to a group

Users can add themselves or request approval, or you can add them now.

  1. In the admin center, refresh the page so your new group appears, select Groups > Groups, and then select the group that you want to add members to.

  2. Next to Members, select Edit.

  3. Select Add members.

  4. Select the users you want to add, and then select Save.

  5. Select Close three times.

The group will appear in Outlook with members assigned to it.