Question: How Does CC Work?

Why do people CC themselves?

Typically it’s because they aren’t familiar with the fact that they already have a copy via sent items.

Some people also say they send themselves a copy to be reminded of some action related to the email..

What to do if you forgot to cc someone?

By far the easiest and most effective way is to re-send the original email – immediately – to the original recipients plus the one you forgot, with a brief note at the top saying “Re-sent with amended cc field”.

What is the point of CC in email?

Using cc means that you send the email to another person — or other people — in addition to the primary recipient or recipients. When you use cc, everyone who receives the email can see who else received it. Bcc (“blind carbon copy) also sends a copy of the email to one or more people beyond the primary recipient(s).

When you cc someone do they see the whole thread?

When you CC someone you’re sending them one message. If that message is a reply or forward that includes previous messages they will receive the entire contents of the message, including the older messages. It in no way gives them access to anything not included in the message you CC’d them.

What do you include in a CC?

Entries in the CC section can either include full addresses, company names and phone numbers, or they can just include the recipients’ names. If the sender understands that contact addresses are sensitive information, then they might choose to leave the addresses out of the CC section.

Do CC get replies?

Basically, when you just click on the Reply button, then the one who will get the reply is only the sender. However, if you click on the Reply All button, then the ones inside the CC will as well receive the reply. If you do not want someone to receive the reply, you can put him/her inside the BCC field instead.

When should you cc someone?

When to Use CC and BCC CC is useful when: You want someone else to receive a copy of an email, but they aren’t one of the primary recipients. You want the recipients of the message to know the other people who have been sent the message.

How do you reply to a CC?

If you’re replying to a message and want to CC someone, tap on the email thread and tap “Reply.” Then, tap on the recipient’s email address. A down arrow will appear next to their name. Select the arrow, and this will open up the CC and BCC fields.

Should I CC or send to?

The TO and CC fields are often used interchangeably because no matter which one you use, there is little difference in the way your recipients view the email. However, the general practice is to use the CC field to send a copy of the email to people just to keep them in the loop. … BCC is for Blind Carbon Copy.