Every email client gives you the ability to reply to a message by clicking either reply or reply all. The difference between these two options only matters when you are just one of multiple recipients of an email. If you're the only recipient of an email, it doesn't matter whether you click Reply or Reply All, but if you're one of the multiple recipients, it does make a difference. This video explains the difference and etiquette of reply vs. replay all.
- [Voiceover] This is going to be a very brief…but important video on the difference…and etiquette of Reply versus Reply All…when responding to email messages.…Every email client gives you the ability to reply…to a message, either by clicking Reply or Reply All.…The difference between these two options only matters…when you're just one of multiple recipients of an email,…If you're the only recipient of an email,…it doesn't matter if you click Reply or Reply All,…but, if you're one of multiple recipients,…it does make a difference.…Basically, you'll click Reply to send your response…only to the sender of the original email.…So, for example in this message, you can see…Jade sent this message to myself, to Phil, and to Amy.…
If I click Reply, you can see…just her name appears in the To field.…I'm just going to delete that draft for now.…If you need or want the rest of the recipients…to receive your reply as well, then you'll click Reply All.…Then you'll see everybody's name in the To field.…So, it's that simple, but knowing when to use which…
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