Email cc or bcc recipients on replies and or forwards

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Q: How can I cc or bcc recipients on replies and or forwards?

A: All recipients on an incoming email whether "to" or "cc" are converted to cc apart from the sender which becomes “to” in a reply (assuming reply all is switched on - this can be toggled on the dictation command screen).

When you use the “recipient” command (available on dictation command screen) you can add more recipients from your phone contacts, or say “favourites” to pick them from the list you can set up in preferences. The additional recipients are always put as cc. (This is just to make the process as simple as possible)

When composing a new email, the first recipient becomes “to” and the others become “cc”. With any email (including reply and forward) you can clear recipients and then add them back and this will likewise consider the first one “to” and the others “cc”.

There is no way to choose BCC recipients when using Speaking Email.

What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag - using voice commands or on-screen buttons. It works with Microsoft 365 (aka Office, Outlook) and Gmail email accounts, as well as most other providers including any standard IMAP server.

Who is it for?

People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving to work. People with blindness, vision problems, or other disabilities who cannot see or type and want to be able to hear, reply to, and compose emails by voice. 

Does it work on Apple CarPlay?

See our other product Speaking Email CarPlay if you have CarPlay.

Is is free?

Yes it is free to download the basic edition. Free features: 

  • Email text-to-speech (TTS) with smart content detection (this is awesome, you will be blown away!)
  • On-screen buttons for basic actions next/prev, archive, flag

Do I have to upgrade?

Nope, but you can upgrade for: 

  • Multiple accounts
  • Attachment reading
  • Voice commands (you will love this!)
  • Dictation - reply/forward/compose (you will love this even more!)

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