2 Quick Ways to Send a Second Email Only to the BCC Recipients of an Outlook Email

You send an email to several recipients and put some of them in “BCC” field. Later, if you would like to send a second mail to the BCC recipients only, you can utilize the means shared in this article.

Have you ever sent any Outlook emails to several recipients with some in “BCC” field? At times, after sending such an email, you may want to send a second one to a specific type of recipients, such as BCC recipients. For instance, you want to send them some particular additional notes. Now, we will introduce you 2 ways. The former is using copy and paste. And the latter is actually much more effective due to VBA code. You can choose either as per your needs.Send a Second Email Only to the BCC Recipients of an Outlook Email

Method 1: Copy BCC Recipients to New Email Manually

  1. Firstly, in the email list of “Sent Items” folder, select the original email.
  2. Then, double click on this mail to open it in its own Message window.
  3. Subsequently, in the new window, select one recipient in “BCC” line.Select One BCC Recipients
  4. Next, press “Ctrl + A” to select all the BCC recipients.
  5. Later, right click and choose “Copy” from the context menu.Copy All BCC Recipients
  6. After that, close this email.
  7. Then, create a new email by “New E-mail” button on “Home” tab.
  8. Lastly, paste the copied BCC recipients into “To” field of this new email.Paste BCC Recipients
  9. At present, you can compose and send this new mail at will

Method 2: Send a Second Email to the BCC Recipients via VBA

  1. In the first place, press “Alt + F11” to access VBA editor.
  2. Then, put the VBA code below into an unused module.
Sub SendAnotherEmailToBCCRecipients()
    Dim objOriginalMail As Outlook.MailItem
    Dim objRecipient As Outlook.Recipient
    Dim objNewMail As Outlook.MailItem
    Dim objNewRecipient As Outlook.Recipient
    'Get source email
    Select Case TypeName(Application.ActiveWindow)
           Case "Inspector"
                Set objOriginalMail = ActiveInspector.CurrentItem
           Case "Explorer"
                Set objOriginalMail = ActiveExplorer.Selection.Item(1)
    End Select
    'Copy the BCC recipients to "To" field in new mail
    Set objNewMail = Outlook.Application.CreateItem(olMailItem)
    For Each objRecipient In objOriginalMail.Recipients
        If objRecipient.Type = olBCC Then
           Set objNewRecipient = objNewMail.Recipients.Add(objRecipient)
           objNewRecipient.Type = olTo
        End If
    'Change the new email details
    With objNewMail
        .Subject = "Additional Notes for " & objOriginalMail.Subject
        .Body = "Type mail body here....."
        .Attachments.Add ("E:\Dos & Don'ts.txt")
        .Importance = olImportanceHigh
        .ReadReceiptRequested = True
    End With
End Sub

VBA Code - Send a Second Email to the BCC Recipients

  1. Subsequently, add this macro to Quick Access Toolbar referring to “How to Run VBA Code in Your Outlook“.
  2. Ultimately, try this macro right now.
  • To begin with, select or open the original email.
  • Then, click the macro in Quick Access Toolbar.Run Macro on Selected Email
  • Next, a new email will be sent out. Its recipients are the BCC recipients of the original email, like the following image.Second Email to BCC Recipients

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4 responses to “2 Quick Ways to Send a Second Email Only to the BCC Recipients of an Outlook Email”

  1. Outlook is such a piece of crap. These are workarounds. The copy and paste takes forever because half of my emails show as the first and last name.

  2. Instructions not clear and nothing works – the problem with tekky people is that you don’t understand that non-tekky people need instructions in simple language – this might look simple above but the instructions don’t work – you can’t copy and paste one email address from the bcc list because it won’t let you do that – therefore the rest of the instructions don’t work either. Arrrgh…..

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