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Office 365 - Attach a file, message, contact or task to an email message.

This document explains how to add various attachments to email messages.

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Outlook 2013/2016 for Windows

  • Attach a file to a message
    • Create a message, or for an existing message, click Reply, Reply All, or Forward.
    • In the message window, click Message.
    • In the Include group, click Attach File.
    • Attach file
    • Browse to and then click the file that you want to attach, and then click Insert.

Tip: When composing a message, you can also attach files by using the commands on the Insert tab in the Include group, or drag files from folders on your computer and drop them on the message window.

  • Attach an Outlook item to a message
    • Create a message, or for an existing message, click Reply, Reply All, or Forward.
    • In the message window, click Message.
    • In the Include group, click Attach Item.
    • Attach file
    • Do One of the following:
      • Point to Business Card, then click Other Business Cards. Click a contact, and then click OK. To select multiple contacts, press and hold CTRL as you click each contact.
      • Click Calendar. Select the calendar, date range, and detail to include. For Advanced options, click Show. Click OK to add the calendar to your message.
      • Click Outlook Item. Browse through your folder list to find the folder that contains the item that you want to attach. Under Items, click the item, and then click OK.
    • Outlook item

Tip: When composing a message, you can also attach files by using the commands on the Insert tab in the Include group, or drag files from folders on your computer and drop them on the message window.

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Outlook for Mac

    • In your message, on the Message tab, click Attach.
    • Attach button within message tab
    • 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

Notes

  • A list of the attachments to the message appears below the Subject box.
  • To remove an attachment from a message, hold down CTRL and click the attachment, and then click Remove.

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Outlook for iOS

    • Touch the body of the email to place your cursor there.
    • Touch the Attach icon near the bottom-right corner of the application.
    • Attach icon
    • You will then be prompted to select where your attachment is from; touch Choose from Files, Photo Library, or Take a Photo depending on what you want to attach.
    • Attachment options
    • Select your file or photo, and it will be attached to the message.

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Outlook for Android

    • To attach a file directly in the Outlook for Android app, create a message, or for an existing message, click Reply, Reply All, or Forward. Then tap the Attach icon at the top of the screen.
    •  attach an item
    • Next tap either Choose from Files, Choose from Device Files, Choose from Photos, or Take a Photo.
      • Choose from Files will allow you to choose from files that have been either sent or received to/from  your email account. To see more than the most recent files, tap SEE ALL.
      • Choose from Device Files allows you to select a file from your device's storage.
      • Choose from Photos allows you to select a photo from your device's photo library.
      • Take a Photo will open your device's camera and save the photo you take as the attachment.

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Outlook on the Web

    • Create a message, or for an existing message, click Reply, Reply All, or Forward.
    • Select Attach in the main tool bar

    • Select the file you wish to attach.
    • Send

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Keywords:attach file message contact task email office 365 outlook 2011 2013 2015 2016 mac ootw on the web ios android   Doc ID:62751
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2016-04-15 13:34 CDTUpdated:2017-05-03 15:55 CDT
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