How to create a new contact group on

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a contact group on iCloud Web so you can bundle similar contacts in one list or use them for group messaging and email.

Contact Group on on a computer

What is a contact group?

A contact group is exactly what it sounds like; it’s a group that you make that consists of many of your contacts. They’re useful for work, school, or even for conversations between you and your friends.

You’ll make a contact group whenever you need to get in touch with a high volume of people at once. They come in handy when you don’t want to message each and every person individually because when you go to start a new email, you can just input the name of the group, and it’ll automatically fill the names into the To field of everyone who is in the group you made.

Related: How to create and manage contact groups on Mac and iPhone or iPad

Make a contact group on iCloud Web

1) Visit in your favorite web browser and sign in with your Apple ID.

2) After that, click Contacts to access your iCloud Contacts on the web.

3) Click the sidebar icon from the top left if Lists are not shown.

Sidebar icon in iCloud Contacts on web

4) Now click the plus button next to Lists to create a new one.

Plus button to create new contact group on iCloud web

5) Give your list a desired name and press the return/enter key.

Creating new contact list on iCloud web

6) Now click All Contacts from the top.

7) Select one contact and drag it to the new contact group/list you just created. Or, select multiple contacts while holding the Command key on your Mac and then move them all to the group in one go.

Adding contacts to contact list on iCloud web

Tip: This new contact group will also sync to your iPhone. You can open the Phone app, go to Contacts > Lists, and select the new list. Now, tap Add Contacts or use the plus button to add selected contacts to this group.

Add contacts to group on iPhone

And you’re done! You’ve just created a new Contacts Group on, and you can use it with any of your iOS devices or Macs that are connected to your iCloud account.

Now, you can enter the name of your new contact group into the To field of your Mail app on your Mac or iOS devices, and the contact information of the people you’ve added will be filled into the field automatically.

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