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Office 365 (Outlook 2011/2016 for Mac) - Attach a file or a folder to a message

You can send files and folders by attaching them to an e-mail message. When you attach a folder, Outlook compresses the contents of the folder into a single .zip file.

Before you attach a file, please review Office 365 limits for information about the types and sizes of files that can be send using Office 365.

  1. In your message, on the Message tab, click Attach.

    Attach button within message tab

  2. Locate the item or folder that you want to attach, select it, and then click Choose.

    choose button on folder selection screen

    If you are attaching a folder, on the confirmation dialog box, click Compress.

    compress button


    • A list of the attachments to the message appears below the Subject box.
    • To remove an attachment from a message, hold down CONTROL and click the attachment, and then click Remove.
    • You can also add attachments by dragging a file or folder from the desktop or Finder into the body of the message.

Keywords:microsoft office 365 outlook 2016 2011 for mac help mail calendaring overview create write respond reply forward messages attachments o365   Doc ID:59548
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2016-01-08 16:01 CSTUpdated:2018-08-03 12:50 CST
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