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How to Forward an Entire Email Thread?

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Forwarding an entire thread is a quick and easy process while keeping all emails well-organized.

For documentation purposes, you can take advantage of an email thread. It will make it easier for the recipient to read the entire conversation and then understand the point of the message. In this post, you will learn how to forward the entire email thread.

So, let’s get started!

How to Forward an Email to Another Email Thread?

An email thread refers to a running list of succeeding messages or replies that started with the original email message. It is arranged hierarchically, from the most recent or latest one to the first or original message.

For instance, if you have ten messages about a project and you wish to forward all those messages to a group member, you can easily forward them as attachments in one message. Then, the recipient will view the messages after clicking on the attachment.

If you have a Google Mail account, you can easily forward an email to another email thread. Once you find an email that is worth sharing in an email thread, do not hesitate to try the steps below:

Step 1: Open your email account. Click one of the messages in any of the mail folders.

Step 2: Press and hold the “CTRL” key and click every additional message. If you wish to choose a contiguous group of email messages, ensure to click one of them.

Step 3: Press and hold the “SHIFT” key.

Step 4: Click the last message in your list.

Step 5: On the “Home” menu, click the “Forward” option or press the “CTRL + F” keys on the keyboard.

Step 6: A new message will pop up that comes with selected messages as attachments. Then, address and compose a new email message.

Step 7: Click the “Send” button.

How to Forward an Email to Another Email Thread Outlook?

If you have already sent or received a email as an attachment in your Outlook account, you know how convenient the communication is. Instead of copying and pasting the email message, you can forward the exact email message to the recipient. You can do that with the following steps:

Step 1: On your computer, log into your Outlook account and proceed to the “Mail” section.

Step 2: Right-click the email and select the “Find Related” option and “Messages in this Conversation” option.

Step 3: All of the emails will appear, and then click the “Forward” button in the “Respond” option located below the “Home” tab.

Step 4: A new message will pop up, and you will find the emails in the conversation as an attachment. You need to compose an email.

Step 5: Click the “Send” button to send the email you composed.

Outlook has a great feature that enables you to forward an email into another email thread. For sure, you find forwarding a single email one by one time-consuming. So, sending them as a thread allow you to save time and energy.

How to Forward a Complete Thread of Emails in Gmail?

One of the best things about Gmail is that it allows you to forward a complete thread of emails to it. If you are not familiar with the process, just follow the steps below:

Step 1: First, you need to enable the Conversion View. In the Gmail inbox screen, click the “Gear” icon (Settings).

Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the box and look for the Email Threading. Put a check in the box near the “Conversion View” option.

Step 3: Select the “Reload” option to see a message that the Gmail reloads to enable the Conversion View. Then, the Gmail Conversion View is enabled. Beware that each email will appear in the inbox by itself in reverse chronologically.

Step 4: For you to forward the entire conversation in a single email with Gmail, go to the inbox and then click on the specific conversation you wish to forward.

Step 5: Go to the toolbar and then select the “More” option that appears in three dots.

Step 6: Select the “Forward all” option.

Step 7: Gmail will then display the new email content entitled “Forwarded Conversation.

Step 8: Address the message and add any comment. Then, select the “Send” button to send the comments together with the comments.

See? The entire process is very straightforward. You do no need to send emails one by one. So, you can have more time to complete other important things while ensuring that you are managing your emails well.

Hopefully, this post will help you make your email management a lot easier. Whether you are using a Gmail account or an Outlook account, you will find the process of sending the entire email thread easy. Plus, you can avoid messy and hard-to-understand emails.

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