How to Bcc in Outlook (Blind carbon copy)

Digital communication in the form of Email incorporates as well as small scale industries and also even individuals expanding day by day.

What is bcc in Outlook?

BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) is a private copy of an email message received by the recipient with knowing others. Most of the company always keep an email address on their server to get a copy (which is BCC) from any email message rotate from the server.
BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) is most popular for security and privacy reasons, Bcc is mostly used to send a single email message to multiple large groups of people, without knowing each other, when you place email addresses in the BCC field of a message, those addresses are invisible to the recipients of the email.

Outlook Bcc Limit

Most of the marketing companies and multinational company required to email to a certain group of peoples, it is mandatory to familiar with the limits outlook allow user, Many users encounter limitations on their email sending in Outlook.

Outlook limits the maximum number of email addresses up to 500, which include [To, Cc, and Bcc] fields.

How to add BCC in Outlook

By default, the BCC field option is not available you cannot see it when writing a new message or replying to someone’s email. You have to enable the feature, it was hidden. This article is all about “How To Enable the BCC Field in Outlook“.
Here is the step-by-step method to enable and display BCC in Microsoft Outlook.

How To Enable the BCC Field in Outlook 365, 2019, 2017, 2013, 2010?

Before injecting email address on the Bcc field, enable it:

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 365, 2019, 2017, 2013, 2010.
  • Click on New mail from the left top corner of the screen.
  • Click Options Tab >> Hit BCC in the shown field section to enable it.

Enable the BCC Field in Outlook 365

  • The Bcc field will appear and you can then put the contacts in there who you want to receive the mail secretly or don’t want to show a certain email address.

How To Enable the BCC Field in Outlook 365

How To Enable the BCC Field in Outlook 2010?

Here’s how to do it in Outlook 2010

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2010.
  • Under Home tab >> click on the New E-mail button.
  • Click Options Tab >> Hit BCC in the shown field section to enable it.
How To Enable the BCC Field in Outlook 2010

The steps above add bcc to outlook 2010, from now onwards every time you compose an email message, the Bcc field is included.

Benefits of Using BCC

Bcc in Outlook also send an email message to multiple people and have a number of benefits:

  1. In both ways, BCC filed recipient is protected nobody will able to see the addresses listed in the BCC field.
  2. In case of conversation in Outlook, all To and CC field members will get the messages but the BCC field recipient will not get any forwarded messages.
  3. 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.
How to see bcc recipients in received email in outlook, Microsoft Outlook allows users to design their own template using a custom rule function to get BCC emails automatically.

How to check recipient added in BCC Field?

Once you created an email submitting the To, CC, and BCC field and send the email, and you need to check the recipient.

  1. Go to the Sent Items folder in your Outlook.
  2. Check the email from the list you send, Double click the email and open in the new window.
  3. You will see the Bcc names in the header section of the message.
How to check receipting added in BCC Field

How do I view the Bcc recipients of email messages I receive?

Blind Carbon Copy (BCC) is designed to have privacy, nobody even the recipient unable to see the names of other Bcc recipients. The person how created the email can see the name of all, as mentioned above.

Here in this article, you have learned steps for how to automatically add Bcc on all email messages you send in Outlook, after enabling Bcc in outlook permanently enabled until you disable it.

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