Office 365 (Outlook 2013) - Create an email message

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Creating a new message is as simple as clicking the New Email button within the 'New' group.

  1. Click Home.
  2. In the New group, click New Email.

    Keyboard shortcut    To create an email message, press Ctrl+Shift+M.

  3. If multiple email accounts are configured in Microsoft Outlook 2013, the From button appears and the account that will send the message is shown. To change the account, click From.
  4. In the Subject box, type the subject of the message.
  5. new email message - subject

  6. Enter the recipients' email addresses or names in the To, Cc, or Bcc box (To, Cc, and Bcc boxes: A message is sent to the recipients in the To box. Recipients in the Cc (carbon copy) and Bcc (blind carbon copy) boxes also get the message; however, the names of the recipients in the Bcc box aren't visible to other recipients.). Separate multiple recipients with a semicolon.

    new email message - recipients

    To select recipients' names from a list in the Address Book, click To, Cc, or Bcc, and then click the names that you want.

    Don't see the Bcc box? Find out how to display this field.

    To display the Bcc box for this and all future messages, click Options, and then in the Show Fields group, click Bcc.

    BCC selection

  7. After you have composed the message, click Send.

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Keywords:microsoft office 365 web client outlook 2013 help mail calendaring overview create write respond messages o365   Doc ID:29870
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2013-04-26 08:58 CSTUpdated:2016-08-22 13:51 CST
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