Make Office 365 group emails go into user's Outlook 2016 Inbox

An Office 365 user is currently a member of an Office 365 email group.

Currently, all emails sent to this group arrive only within a folder containing the group's name (which appears underneath the "Groups" folder in the left-hand column within Outlook (see the screenshot).

What needs to be done so that any emails sent to this group will also arrive within this particular user's Inbox?

Outlook Groups folder
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAsked:
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Adam the 32-bit AardvarkSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Hi IT Guy,
Have you tried using mail flow rules?
To set a rule, go to Exchange Admin Center > mail flow > rules.
Choose the rule to apply when the recipient is (the group) and as an action, choose "add recipients" and select this particular user as an additional recipient. The emails directed to the group should start appearing in his/her inbox.
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Isn't there also a way of doing this within Outlook 2016?
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
You need to add yourself (and any other users that wants to receive those messages in Inbox) as "subscriber" for the Group. Every user can do this on his own from either Outlook or OWA, and if you as the admin want to manage this on behalf of the user, you can use:

Add-unifiedgrouplinks groupname -link -linktype Subscriber

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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Can you please provide me with documentation that describes how users can do this within Outlook and OWA?
Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Simply press the corresponding button. In Outlook/OWA it's called Follow in Inbox:

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