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Send a file or image with your email message by adding an attachment.

Add an attachment

  1. Select HomeNew Email.

    Or, for an existing email, select Reply/Reply All or Forward.

  2. Select HomeAttach File, クリップ アイコン  and choose an option:

    • Recent items - select the arrow to find a file or image you have saved or worked with recently. These files could be saved locally, or they might exist on internal network locations.

    • Attach Item > Outlook Item - attach an email message.

    • Attach ItemBusiness Card - attach an electronic business card to the message.

    • Attach ItemCalendar - insert a calendar, with specific date range and other details.

    • Browse Web Locations - select files from OneDrive, SharePoint sites, or Group Files that you have accessed earlier.

    • Browse This PC - select a file from your local computer.

Tip: When you're attaching a file stored in OneDrive or SharePoint, pick how you want to share the file: a link or Attach as copy. Right-click online docs to Change Permissions for editing or viewing.

Another way to add an image

  1. Select Insert > Pictures and locate the image. Select Insert.

  2. The image appears inside the message body. Use the Picture Format tab for tools to adjust the image as need be.

When you receive an attachment

  1. Select to preview or open the attachment.

  2. When done, select Back to message.

Note: When you forward an email, the attachments remain with the new email. 

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