Problem Statement:

Learn how to create Microsoft 365 Groups for improved collaboration among users, both inside and outside your organization.


  • Microsoft 365 Groups are a powerful tool for improving collaboration among users in your organization. They provide a shared workspace for emails, files, conversations, calendar events, Stream, and Planner. Here's how to create Microsoft 365 Groups in three ways:

  • You can add people from outside your organization to a group as long as this has been enabled by the administrator. You can also allow external senders to send email to the group email address. To learn more refer - Manage Guest access in M365 Groups

  • Microsoft 365 Groups can be configured for dynamic membership in Azure Active Directory, allowing group members to be added or removed automatically based on user attributes such as department, location, title, etc. To learn more kindly refer Change Static Group Membership in Azure AD

  • Microsoft 365 Groups can be accessed through mobile apps such as Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android.

  • Group members can send as or send on behalf of the group email address if this has been enabled by the administrator.

  • Microsoft 365 Groups can be added to one of the three SharePoint groups (Owners, Members, or Visitors) to give people permissions to the site. To learn more refer - Microsoft 365 Groups

Microsoft 365 group is the recommended group as it provides the teams a shared workspace to communicate, share files, appointments, emails, contacts and other mailbox items.

Creating a M365 Group:

1. Creating M365 Group using Exchange Admin Center

  • Fill in all the details, including the display name and alias
  • If you want to add Microsoft Teams to your group, select the option "Create a team for this group"

  • Click on "Finish" to create your Microsoft 365 Group

2. Creating M365 Group Using PowerShell

Use the New-UnifiedGroup cmdlet to create Microsoft 365 Groups in your cloud-based organization. 

To add members, owners, and subscribers to Microsoft 365 Groups, use the Add-UnifiedGroupLinks cmdlet.

Note: You can't use this cmdlet to create Microsoft 365 Groups if you connect using certificate based authentication (also known as CBA or app-only authentication for unattended scripts) or Azure managed identity. You can use Microsoft Graph instead. For more information, see Create group.



New-UnifiedGroup -DisplayName "Engineering Department" -Alias "engineering"

To learn more kindly refer: New-UnifiedGroup

3. Creating M365 Group using CoreView

  • Go to CoreView portal
  • Under Actions click on Management Actions and select Microsoft 365 group --> Choose 'Create Microsoft 365 group'


You will be presented with Create M365 group page as shown below.

Fill in all the details and submit the form to create the group.

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