If you frequently use Yahoo Mail to send the same message to multiple people at the same time, you don’t want all recipients to see everyone else’s email addresses. To protect people’s privacy, you can create an «unknown recipients» entry in your address book, and then BCC all other recipients. Learn how to use this workaround to send email to unknown recipients in Yahoo Mail.

The instructions in this article apply to the standard web version of Yahoo Mail. The steps are the same no matter what browser you are using.

How to create an undisclosed recipient contact in Yahoo Mail

First, create an address book entry for «unknown recipients» in Yahoo Mail:

  1. Select icon » Contacts» in the top right corner of Yahoo Mail (to the right of » Sorting» ) to open the address book.

    Screenshot of Yahoo Mail with the Contacts button highlighted
  2. Select new contact on the left panel.

    Screenshot of the Yahoo Mail contact page with the New Contact button highlighted
  3. Enter undisclosed in name fields.

    Enter Not Specified in the Name field.
  4. Enter Recipients in field Surname .

    Enter Recipients in the Last Name field.
  5. Enter your address electronic yahoo mail in field » Email» and press » Save» .

    Screenshot of "Add Contact" screen in Yahoo Mail with Save button highlighted

How to send an email to undisclosed recipients

To send an email message to undisclosed recipients in Yahoo Mail:

  1. Compose a new message and select To whom at the top to open the address book.

    Screenshot of Yahoo Mail with To field highlighted
  2. Scroll down to » Unopened recipients» and install checkbox next to him.

    Either enter undisclosed in the search bar that appears to quickly find the entry.

    Yahoo Mail screenshot with checkbox next to
  3. Select Ready in the popup window to return to the message.

    Screenshot of Yahoo Mail with the Done button highlighted
  4. Select CC / BCC to the right of fields » To whom», to open the CC and BCC fields in the email header.

    Screenshot of a blank email in Yahoo Mail with the CC/BCC button highlighted
  5. Enter all desired recipients in field BCC .

    You can use group address book to more efficiently send messages to multiple people.

    Enter all desired recipients in the BCC field.
  6. Compose your message and choose Send .

You will receive a copy of the message and your address will appear in field » To whom» . Recipients will be able to see that the email is from you, but they won’t be able to see the names of other recipients.

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