How to Send a Message to a Group of Recipients

With Windows Live Hotmail

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Groups in Windows Live Hotmail are useful for sending messages to — groups.

Instead of 34 email addresses you need to type only one nickname. This group nickname is expanded to all the group members' email addresses automatically by Windows Live Hotmail.

This is why putting such a group nickname in the To: or Cc: field usually is not a good idea. Then every recipient can see all the other recipients' email addresses.

Send a Message to a Group of Recipients with Windows Live Hotmail

To send an email to a group from Windows Live Hotmail:

Your message will automatically be delivered to all members of the group.

If you want, you can put your email address in the To: field of your Windows Live Hotmail group message, but you can just as well leave it empty.

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