Stay connected to friends and family with AOL Desktop Gold Mail and enjoy a fast and efficient experience for you and those you send email to. Manually type-in email recipients or add them using your Address Book. An Address Book contact must have a primary email address saved in order to add it from the Address Book.

Add email recipients to an email

1. Launch Desktop Gold.
2. Sign on with your username and password.
3. Click the Write icon Image of the compose email icon. at the top of the window.
4. In the To: field start typing an email address and select it from the dropdown or click the Address Book icon Image of the Address Book icon. .
5. From the Address Book, select contacts and click Send Mail.
6. Close the Address Book.

Note: To remove a contact, click the x icon next to their email.

Cc and Bcc email recipients

Adding a carbon copy (Cc) and/or blind carbon copy (Bcc) to your email is a great way to loop-in contacts that aren't your email's main audience but still need to have the info. Both Cc and Bcc will forward a copy of the message to those listed but Bcc is used for contacts that you want to hide. No one sees who's in the Bcc list beside you.

1. Launch Desktop Gold.
2. Sign on with your username and password.
3. Click the Write icon Image of the compose email icon. at the top of the window.
4. Click in the Cc field (or click the Bcc button) and start typing an email address and select it from the drop-down or click the Address Book icon Image of the Address Book icon. .
5. From the Address Book, select a contact(s) and click Cc or Bcc.
6. Close the Address Book.