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Sending Messages

LinkedIn offers numerous ways to send messages, including sending messages from the inbox or from a member’s profile.

Send a Message from the Inbox

One way to send a message to one of your 1st degree connections is from your inbox.

  1. Click the Compose Message button.

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  2. Start typing the name of the person you want to message. As you type, LinkedIn displays potential matches you can select.

  3. Enter a subject for your message.
  4. Enter your message in the text box.
  5. If you’re sending a message to multiple recipients and don’t want to disclose this information, remove the check mark before the Allow Recipients to See Each Other’s Names and Email Addresses check box (selected by default).
  6. To email yourself a copy of your message, select the Send Me a Copy check box. Your message already appears in your Sent folder by default.
  7. Click the Send Message button.

Send a Message from a Connection’s Profile

You can also send a message to your 1st degree connections from their profiles.

  1. Click the Send a Message button.

  2. Enter a subject for your message.
  3. Enter your message in the text box.
  4. Click the Send Message button.

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