Office 365 (Outlook Client for Mac) - Reply To or Forward an E-Mail Message

When you reply to an email message, the sender of the original message is automatically added in the To field. Similarly, when you use Reply All, a message is created and addressed to the sender and any additional recipients of the original message. Whichever you choose, you can change the recipients in the To, Cc, and Bcc fields, however, the names of the recipients in the Bcc (blind carbon copy) field aren't visible to other recipients.

Note: When you forward a message, the To, Cc, and Bcc fields are empty and you must enter at least one recipient.

Reply to the Sender or other recipients

You can reply to only the sender of a message, or any combination of people who appear on the To and Cc lines. You can also add new recipients.

    1. Select the message you want to reply to. On the Home tab, click the Reply or Reply All buttons.

     Reply and Reply All button

    2. A message window will appear where you can type in your reply message to the sender/s of the e-mail.

    3. Select the Send button to send your message.

    Tip:  Use discretion when you click Reply All, especially when there are distribution lists or many recipients on your reply.  It's often better to use Reply, and then add only necessary
     recipients, or use Reply All, but remove unnecessary recipients and distribution lists.

Forward a Message

When you forward a message, the message includes any attachments that were included with the original message.

  1. On the Home tab, click the Forward button.

  Forward button

   2.  Enter the recipients in the To, Cc, or Bcc fields.

   3. Compose your message, and then click the Send button.

Tip:  If you want to forward two or more messages to the same recipients as one message, click one of the messages, press the Command key, and click each additional message.  On the Home tab, click Forward.  Each message is forwarded as attachments in a new message.

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Keywords:Outlook, Mac, Reply, Forward email replying forwarding mail   Doc ID:54193
Owner:Sara S.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-07-21 17:02 CDTUpdated:2021-07-13 15:50 CDT
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