How to Email Undisclosed Recipients in Outlook.com

Send messages without showing email addresses

How to Email Undisclosed Recipients in Outlook.com

Raw Pixel / PXhere

 

You can use the Bcc: field in combination with putting "Undisclosed recipients" in the To: field to hide recipients. Their email addresses will be kept safe and private.

Send an Email to Undisclosed Recipients in Outlook.com

In Outlook.com, you can set up an address book (People) entry for "Undisclosed recipients" to make the process extra comfortable, and selecting recipients for the (hidden) Bcc: field is a snap, too.

  1. Go to People in the lower-left corner of Outlook.com.

    Screenshot of People in Outlook.com
  2. Select New Contact or Add a Contact.

    Screenshot of Add a Contact in Outlook.com
  3. Enter Undisclosed recipients for Company under Work.

  4. Enter your Outlook.com address (e.g., “example@outlook.com”) under Email Address.

    Screenshot of Contact Information
  5. Select Create.

  6. Return to the inbox and select New Message to create a new email message.

    Screenshot of new message
  7. Start typing Undisclosed recipients in the To field.

  8. Select Undisclosed recipients with your Outlook.com email address from the auto-complete list.

    Screenshot of Undisclosed recipients in To field
  9. Select Bcc in the upper-right corner of the message window.

  10. Enter all the desired recipients for your message—the undisclosed recipients—under Bcc. Click Bcc to have Outlook.com display your contacts for selecting addresses. Separate addresses in the Bcc field with commas or by ending each address with pressing Enter.

    You can use auto-complete to insert recipients.

  11. Add a subject for your message and compose it as desired.

    Screenshot of BCC email
  12. Click Send.