How to Send to Multiple Recipients Using Yahoo Mail

by Joshua Phillips

Sending an email to multiple recipients is a time-saving convenience that many email clients offer their users, and Yahoo Mail is no exception. Yahoo enables you to add multiple recipients in two different locations when composing an email: the "CC" and "BCC" fields. While the "CC" field enables all recipients to see who else is receiving an email, the "BCC" field enables you to hide a specific recipient so the other recipients do not know he or she received the message. Yahoo does not disclose the maximum amount of recipients you can add to a message due to security concerns.

1

Compose a new email, or reply to an email from within your Yahoo Mail account.

2

Click the "CC" or "BCC" buttons to the right of the "To" field, depending on your needs. A "CC" or "BCC" field will appear underneath the "To" field.

3

Enter each email address you want to receive the message. There is no need to separate the addresses by commas, as Yahoo separates each email for you automatically.

4

Compose your email as normal, and click "Send" to send your message to multiple recipients. Depending on the number of recipients, Yahoo may require you to fill out a CAPTCHA form to send your email.

Tips

  • You can also use the "Add Recipients" icon, located to the right of each field as a "+" shaped icon, to select contacts from your contact list.
  • Yahoo recommends its users enroll in Yahoo Groups if they find themselves sending emails to a large number of recipients daily.

Warning

  • If your email contains too many recipients, Yahoo will not send it. You will need to delete some recipients to successfully send the message.

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Joshua Phillips has done it all when it comes to video games: strategy guides, previews, reviews, in-depth interviews with developers and extensive public relations work. He has written for websites such as Hardcore Gaming 101 and MyInsideGamer.

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