Sending mail to more than one person


There are a number of ways you can send a message to more than one person.

- When there are many people that have an interest in your message, and you don't mind that each of your recipients can see who the mail was sent to (including the e-mail E-mail is typically a one-to-one communications system. With an AOL screen name, you can e-mail with other AOL and Internet users. address), you can address the mail to multiple primary recipients.

- Send a courtesy copy (or carbon copy) when there are people other than the primary addressee(s) who also have an interest in the subject of the e-mail.

- Send blind copies when you do not want the primary addressee(s) to know that you have sent the e-mail to anyone else.

To send your message to multiple primary recipients

1. On the AOL toolbar, click Write.
2. Type the screen name A Screen Name is your online identity. It is also your e-mail address and publicly identifies you anytime you communicate with others online in public areas like chat rooms and message boards. By using a screen name, you can keep in touch with friends & family or make new friends in many areas. or e-mail address of the first addressee in the Send To box.
3. Type a comma, and then type the screen name or e-mail address of the next addressee.
4. Repeat step 3 until you have added all the addresses of your recipients.

To send a carbon copy

1. On the AOL toolbar, click Write.
2. In Send To, type the e-mail address(es) of the primary recipient(s).
3. In Copy To, type the e-mail address(es) of the recipient(s) of courtesy copies.
4. In Subject, type a brief description of your message.
5. In the large text box, type your message.
6. When you have finished, click Send Now.

Notes

- If you want to send the e-mail to multiple recipients, separate each e-mail address in Send To or Copy To with a comma.

For example: aolmember1, aolmember2, aolmember3

To send a blind copy

1. On the AOL toolbar, click Write.
2. In Send To, type the e-mail address(es) of the primary recipient(s).
3. In Copy To, type the e-mail address(es) of the recipient(s) of blind copies in parentheses.

For example: (aolmember1, aolmember2, aolmember3)

4. In Subject, type a brief description of your message.
5. In the large text box, type your message.
6. When you have finished, click Send Now.

Notes

All of the recipients of your e-mail can receive blind copies-you do not have to designate a primary recipient.

Recipients of blind copies will not see the names of others who received blind copies.

As the sender of the e-mail, you will always see the addresses of each recipient (even those who received blind copies)-whether you look in your on AOL mailbox, or in the mailbox on your computer, or if one of the recipients forwards a copy of the e-mail back to you.