If you're new to Apple's ecosystem, or just do not have a lot of email experience with multiple recipients, follow how to use Cc and Bcc in email on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
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Use of carbon copy (Cc) and blind carbon copy (Bcc) fields is both important and effective. If you send email to groups of people, it's often a good tag to use Bcc so that the recipient's email addresses are not exposed.
On the efficiency side of things, it's also quick to use a Cc or Bcc as opposed to writing emails and then forwarding it to others.
The following steps cover the use of iOS and macOS e-mail programs, but the same principles apply to all email clients.
How to Use Cc and Bcc in iPhone, iPad, and Mac
On iPhone and iPad
- Open the iOS email applet
- Touch the new message icon (square with pencil) at the bottom right of iPhone, top right of iPad
- Enter Your Primary Recipient in the To:
- Touch the field Cc / Bcc
- Enter recipient addresses you want to view all
- Point to Bcc field and enter any recipient addresses you want to hide
- Write and send them ail
How does the process look like:
When you Is ready to add Cc or Bcc recipients, click on the box as shown above. The field will expand as shown below.
- Open the MacOS Email Program
- Touch the new message icon (square with pencil) at the top left
- Enter your primary recipient in the field To: [ Touch the field Cc / Bcc
- Enter recipient addresses you want to see
- Touch the Bcc field and enter recipient addresses you would not want. I do not want to be shown in the email
- Compose and send Your Email
If you do not see the Bcc field on Mac, click View in the menu bar on top of The Bcc address field is marked .
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