The ability for sending Group Emails is available on your iPhone or iPad. However, the only thing that is missing on iOS is the ability of creating Contact Groups. In this article, we will be giving you a method for sending Group Emails on iPhone or iPad by using a trick for creating Contact Groups right on your iPhone or iPad.
Create Contact Groups Contact Group on iPhone or iPad
instead to using iTunes to create a New Contact Group we can create an existing Contact Group right on your iPhone or iPad by following the steps listed below.
1. Open the Contacts App on your iPad or iPhone.
2. Once you are in Contacts, you can tap the (+) icon that is located in the top-right part of the display. You can then create an account. (See the image below)
3. You will see an interface, asking you to input your First name, Last name as well as the Company’s information for your new contact (See the screenshot below).
In this instance you should not fill in the First or Last Name. Instead, fill in group name in the Company Field (See the image below)
NOTE: We are calling the Contact Group as Group 1 however, you are able to choose any name you think suits you best.
4. After naming your Group Scroll down the screen until you can see notes section (See the image below)
5. In the notes section, you should write all email addresses you wish to forward your Group emails to. The email addresses must be written according to a particular format.
6. Once you are finished writing all your emails in your Notes section, press and hold any of the email addresses you have written. This will display the contextual editing menu (See the image below)
7. First tap on Select All to select all email addresses, then click Copy (See above image)
8. On the same screen, search for the Add Email and tap it. (See the screenshot below)
9. Now, tap and hold the Email field and then tap Paste (See the image below).
All email addresses in the notes section are pasted into the field for email of the new contact.
Recap of Creating Contact Groups on iPhone
What we’ve done by following the steps above was to establish a brand new contact that is referred to as Group 1. You may choose any other name that you like.
This new contact functions like every other contact you have on your iPhone with the exception of one thing: it includes several email addresses in the email field.
Why do we copy email addresses from the Notes Field
If you’re wondering regarding this difficult process of opening the Notes Field, typing in the email addresses, and then copying the addresses and then pasting them into the Email field basically needed.
It is important to note that the Email Field does not allow the typing of special characters (> and) as these are mandatory for creating an Contact Group.
Send Group Emails on iPhone
Once you’ve set up the Contact Group (sort of) Follow this guideline to mail an email to all members of this Contact Group.
1. Open the Contacts app on your iPhone or iPad.
2. Next, locate the New Contact Group that you have just created with the steps above and tap it (See the image below).
3. Tapping on the Contact Group (Group 1) will open the profile page for the new contact. Then, tap to open the field for email (See below for an image)
4. You will now be taken to the Mail app . The field ‘To:’ will be filled with email addresses of all the people within the Contact Group and the ‘From field will be filled automatically (See the image below)
5. Add your message and then send your message via the Group E-mail to New Contact Group.
If you send an emailto the recipient, it’ll be delivered to all the people listed as members of the Email Field of the New Contact Group.