Create and send a new message with Outlook.com

Here is how to create and send a new email message on Outlook.com:

  1. On the Outlook command bar, choose New.



  2. Enter the names of the people you want to send your email to in the To and Cc.
    • When you start typing an e-mail address, you can either select one of the suggested e-mail addresses, or continue typing the e-mail addresses.

    • Separate multiple recipients with a semicolon.

    • To choose a recipient's name from the address book, select To... and then choose the names you want.

    • Use Cc to send a copy of the email message.

    • Use Bcc to send a "blind copy" of the email message to a someone without letting others know about it.

    • If you do not see the Bcc box, select Options, and then select Bcc in the Show Fields group.

  3. On the Subject line, enter a brief description of your email.
  4. Place the cursor in the body of the email message, and then start typing your message, and choose Send when you're done.

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