How to automatically cc myself always in Outlook?

If you have a constant CC recipient or you just want to cc yourself but you don’t want to manually select or type in the recipient’s email address every time you sending or replying emails. Or sometimes you forgot to add the recipient’s email address to the CC column. That’s very inconvenient and easy to make mistakes during the sending and replying. If you are still confused about how to automatically cc in Outlook, the following instructions will be benefit for you.

Always auto cc myself with Rules function in Outlook

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1. Launch your outlook 2013 or 2010, and make sure that you are in the mail section. Then click Home > Rules > Manage Rules & Alerts. See screenshot:

2. After selecting Manage Rules & Alerts option, the Rules and Alerts dialog will popup. Under E-mail Rules, click New Rule option.

3. In the Rules Wizard, click Apply rule on messages I send then click Next to continue.

4. Then another dialog pops up.

  • (1.) In Step 1, check through the specified account box. In Step 2, please click on the word - specified.
  • (2.) And then click the Account drop down list to choose the account that you want to apply this rule. See screenshots:
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5. After selecting the account, and click OK to return to the previous window, you will see the selected account showing in the Rules Wizard. Then click on Next button.


6. (1.) In this wizard, check Cc the message to people or public group box, and then click on people or public group in step 2.

(2.) In the Rule Address dialog box, double click your cc recipient to add the address to the To-> text box, (If I want to cc myself, I will select or type my own email address in the To-> column.), finally click OK. See screenshots:


7. It returns to the previous window, and you can see the cc recipient address appearing. Then click Finish button. See screenshot:


8. Now, it returns to the very beginning dialog, click OK button, then the cc rule will be created. If you don’t want to enable the rule, uncheck it.


Then after sending or forwarding an email message to others with your specified account, your account or your specific cc recipient will always receive the same message.

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Using the Rule function of Outlook, you must set the options steps by steps, it is very tiring and boring. Is there an easy and handy way to solve this problem quickly? The Auto CC / BCC tool of Kutools for Outlook can help you deal with this task conveniently.

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If you have installed Kutools for Outlook, please do as this:

1. Click Kutools > Auto CC / BCC > Enable Auto CC / BCC, see screenshot:


2. In the Auto CC / BCC Manager dialog box, click New button, see screenshot:


3. (1.) And in the pop out dialog box, select All outing e-mail from Filter section, then click Recipient button.

(2.) And then you can enter your own email address to always cc yourself in the Cc -> text box, or you can select the address you want to cc from the list and click Cc -> button to put the address into the corresponding field. See screenshots:


4. Then click OK, it returns to the Auto CC / BCC dialog box, the specified address which you want to cc has been inserted into the CC / BCC Recipient Name box.


5. Go on clicking OK, it gets back to the Auto CC / BCC Manager dialog box, and the rule has been added into the box. See screenshot:


6. And then click OK button, your always cc rule has been created, when you sending an email, this rule is applied to any accounts in your Outlook.


  • 1. With this function, you can set the always BCC rules as well.
  • 2. You can create multiple rules as your need by using this tool.
  • 3. If you want to turn off the rules, you can click Enable Auto CC / BCC, and all of the rules will not work. Also you can uncheck the rules name in the Auto CC / BCC Manager dialog box to disable some specified rules.

Related article:

How to automatically bcc all emails you send in Outlook?

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