Open the Exchange admin center in Office 365 > permissions > admin roles.

Add the "Address Lists" roll to an existing roll group or create a new role group with the Address List role. Add your user as a member of the group.  Please wait 15-30 minutes before proceeding, otherwise the correct PowerShell commands may not be available.

Follow the instruction in the article below to connect to Exchange Online PowerShell:

After connecting to Exchange Online, use the applicable PowerShell commands below:




Get GUID of global address list:

   Get-GlobalAddressList fl nameguid





Or Get GUID of other address list:


   List address lists:

      Get-AddressList | fl name



   Enter name of address list in place of addresslistname below:

      Get-AddressList -Identity "addresslistname" fl nameguid