Email address fields – to, cc, bcc


An email is simply – a written form of a conversation. Depending on the role of a person in the conversation, you decide whether his/her email address is to be entered in – ‘to’, ‘cc’ or ‘bcc’ field.

To – is used for – the person you are directly talking to.

Cc – is used for – other relevant person or people who need to be present in the conversationto witness or to listen to it; and, who may contribute in this ongoing conversation at any time, if they feel the need.

Bcc – is used for – the people who are NOT directly involved in this conversation in any way, but you still want to share this conversation or message with them – for informational purposes or for any other reason.