BCC stands for “Blind Carbon Copy”. It’s a feature that allows you to send a copy of an email to recipients without revealing their email addresses to other recipients. When you use the BCC field in an email, the recipients listed in the BCC field will receive the email, but their names and email addresses will not be visible to others who receive the email.
BCC is useful in situations where you want to send an email to multiple recipients, but you want to maintain their privacy and prevent them from seeing each other’s email addresses. This can be particularly important when sending emails to a large group of people who may not know each other or when you want to protect the privacy of the recipients.
To BCC multiple recipients, simply enter their email addresses in the BCC field, separated by commas or semicolons, just like you would in the To or CC fields.
How Is BCC Different From CC In An Email?
CC (Carbon Copy) allows you to send a copy of an email to additional recipients, but all recipients can see the names and email addresses of everyone included in the CC field. BCC, on the other hand, hides the email addresses of recipients listed in the BCC field, so it provides an extra level of privacy.
Is There A Limit To The Number Of Recipients I Can BCC?
The limit on the number of recipients you can BCC depends on the email service or client you are using. Some email providers may impose a limit on the number of recipients per email to prevent misuse or spamming. It’s best to check the documentation or guidelines of your specific email service or client.
Can BCC Recipients Reply To The Email?
Yes, BCC recipients can reply to the email, just like any other recipient. However, if a BCC recipient replies to the email, their reply will only be sent to the sender and not to other recipients.
Should I Always Use BCC When Sending Emails To Multiple Recipients?
Using BCC is recommended when sending emails to a large group of recipients who may not know each other or when you want to maintain their privacy. It’s considered good email etiquette to use BCC when necessary to respect the privacy of your recipients.