Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Add users to Outlook 365 distribution groups

The connectors to add users to Office 365 groups was recently added.  But that doesn't work for Outlook distribution list groups.

I'd like to be able to use flow to add users to a distribution group

Status: New
Level: Power Up

I'm attempting to add new users filtered by job title to specific distribution lists. I'd like the groups to be dynamic and managed automatically with a flow. 

Level: Power Up

It is pretty crazy that you cannot add a user to an Exchange Online Distribution List using flow!


These are listed as groups within the Azure AD management portal.

Level: Powered On

i also need this feature. what is the problem about this? I always get the error:


"error": {
"code": "Request_BadRequest",
"message": "Unable to update the specified properties for objects that have originated within an external service.",
"innerError": {
"request-id": "xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx",
"date": "2018-11-20T12:18:44"
why is this an external service for AzureAD with flow? in the Admin Portal this is no problem.
Level 8

I am also facing the same issue as @zlex.

Has anyone found a workaround to this? I couldn't find one myself.

Level: Powered On

I'm having the same issue.   The error I'm getting is "Insufficient privileges to complete the operation".    When I look at the distribution group in Azure AD, there is no owner, but when I look at the group in Outlook, I'm listed as the owner.  

Level: Powered On

Flow should support connector for Exechenage online - We are tying to manage DL using flow which failing with same reason. 

Level: Powered On

Same issue in Flow. Always these dumb limitations... Guess it will be a premium activity and will need to pay....