Why does my email say to undisclosed recipients?

Why does my email say to undisclosed recipients?

The term ‘Undisclosed Recipients’ is just a synonym for Bcc (Blind carbon copy) – the address field you might see when composing an email. When you see an email in your inbox that was addressed to ‘Undisclosed Recipients’, that simply means the person sending the email neglected to put anything into the To: box.

How do you send an email with undisclosed recipients?

In Gmail, click ‘Compose’ to create a new email. In the ‘To’ field enter ‘Undisclosed recipients’ and add your address after it (for instance, [email protected]). Example: Next, click on ‘Bcc” (upper right), and enter your addresses into the Bcc field.

How do I see undisclosed recipients?

Many email programs simply strip that information off before it is actually placed in your sent mail. In other words, there’s no way to find out who you bcc’ed on an outgoing email in some email programs. The bottom line is to simply take a look at the message in your Sent folder.

How do I make undisclosed recipients contacts?

Here’s how to send an email using the undisclosed recipients contact:

  1. Create a new email message in Outlook.
  2. In the To field, enter Undisclosed Recipients.
  3. Select Bcc.
  4. Highlight the addresses you want to email and select Bcc.
  5. Select OK.
  6. Compose the message.
  7. Select Send.

Can you reply undisclosed recipients?

“Undisclosed recipients can only reply to who they can “see”. Blind Carbon Copy (Bcc:) is designed to hide all recipients except those in To: or Cc:, so Reply All would only go to those, plus the original sender”.

What is undisclosed recipients in Outlook?

You can think of it as a courtesy. Anyone who receives the message will simply see “Undisclosed Recipients” as the main recipient of the message. The “Undisclosed Recipients” contact isn’t a special entity in Outlook. Rather, it’s just another contact with your own email address attached.

Can a recipient see a BCC?

View Bcc recipients If you’re the recipient of a message, you can’t see whether the sender added Bcc recipients. Only the sender of a message can see the names of Bcc recipients by opening a message in the Sent Items folder where all sent messages are stored by default.

Can someone reply all to a BCC?

If a BCC recipient hits reply all, the original sender will receive the reply and other normal recipients will get a CC.

What happens if someone replies all to a BCC?

Do BCC recipients get reply all?

Addresses that have been placed in the BCC field are not forwarded. If you have placed a large list of recipients in the To or CC field, all of them will receive the reply. By placing recipients in the BCC field, you can help protect them against receiving unnecessary replies from anyone using the Reply All feature.

What happens if I send an email with only BCC?

The privacy of email addresses is protected in the original message. Recipients will receive the message, but won’t be able to see the addresses listed in the BCC field. When an email is forwarded, the addresses of everyone in the To and CC fields are also forwarded along with the message.

What is the purpose of BCC?

BCC, which stands for blind carbon copy, allows you to hide recipients in email messages. Addresses in the To: field and the CC: (carbon copy) field appear in messages, but users cannot see addresses of anyone you included in the BCC: field.

When should you BCC someone?

‘Blind carbon copy’ is a way of sending emails to multiple people without them knowing who else is receiving the email. Any emails in the BCC field will be invisible to everyone else in the To and CC fields. BCC should only be used when it isn’t a personal email and you want to keep the receipts email private.

Can BCC see the original recipient?

No, they do not. Recipients that have been BCC’d will be able to read the email, but they won’t be able to see who else received it. Only the sender can see everyone that was BCC’d.

What is BCC used for?