When you receive an email message, you can respond to it by choosing one of these actions: Reply or Reply All, or Forward it to others.
- With the email open in the reading pane, choose the down arrow next to Reply all, and then choose Reply, Reply all, or Forward.
Notes: If you’re forwarding an email, enter names in the To and Cc boxes, as applicable.
- If the original email contains an attachment, Reply and Reply all won’t include the attachment. If you choose Forward, the original message and any attachments will be included.
- Type your response, and then choose Send.
Tips about using reply, reply all, and forward
- Reply and Reply all
When you reply to a message, the title will be changed to RE: added to the subject line. The original message is added below the new message.
Attachments to the original message aren’t included when replying.
When you forward a message, the prefix FW: is added to the subject line to alert the recipient they’re receiving a forwarded message. The original message is included in the forwarded message, along with any attachments to the original message. You can edit the text of a forwarded message or add and remove any attachments before you send.
- When replying to or forwarding an email message, you can change the subject line of the message. Simply delete the existing subject line, and type the new one.