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Send an Email to Undisclosed Recipients From Gmail


Send Email to Undisclosed Gmail Recipients

To send a message in Gmail with all email addresses hidden:

  1. 1. Select Compose in Gmail to start a new message.

    Tip: You can also press the C key to bring up the message composition window if you have Gmail keyboard shortcuts enabled.

    Compose button in Gmail
  2. 2. In the To field, type Undisclosed recipients followed by your own email address within angle brackets. For example:

    Undisclosed recipients <>

    To undisclosed recipients in Gmail
  3. 3. Select Bcc.

    Tip: If you don't see the Bcc field, click Bcc on the top right of the message you created. You can also use the Gmail keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+B (Windows) or Command+Shift+B (Mac) to display the Bcc field.

    Add Bcc recipients in Gmail
  4. 4. Type the email addresses of all recipients in the Bcc field.

    Important: You must separate multiple email recipients with a comma.

    Type bcc recipients in New Message window
  5. 5. Type your message and provide an email subject, then select Send.

    Tip: You can add text formatting using the toolbar at the bottom of the compose window.

    Send button in Gmail

How to Make an Email Group in Gmail

If you frequently send messages to the same group of recipients, consider creating an email group in Gmail:

  1. 1. Open Google Contacts and check the box beside each contact you want to include in the group.

    Selecting contacts in gmail
  2. 2. Press the label button above the list, then select Create Label in the sidebar.

    Create label for contact in Gmail
  3. 3. Enter a name for the new group and select Save.

    Create new label for Gmail contact
  4. 4. To add more contacts to a group, select the contact(s), then select the Label icon and choose the group.

    Manage Gmail contacts labels
  5. 5. A check mark will appear next to the group name. Select Apply to add the contact(s) to the group.

    Applying a label in Gmail contacts

When composing an email, type the name of the new group in the Bcc field. Gmail will populate the field with the complete name, and no one in the group will be able to see the addresses of any other recipients.

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