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Attach a File to an Email Message

Attachments are files or items that can be sent as part of an e-mail message. This article explains how to send attachments.

Attaching Files in Outlook 2013

  1. Begin creating a new message, reply to a message, or forward a message.
  2. On the Message tab, in the Include group, click Attach File.
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  3. In the Insert File dialog box, browse to and select the file that you want to attach, and then click Insert.
  4. Continue composing a message as usual. Send the message.

NOTE: If you don’t see the file that you want in the appropriate folder, make sure that All files (*.*) is selected in the Files of type box.
TIP: You can also attach file from the new message’s Insert tab.
TIP: You can attach multiple files simultaneously by selecting the files and dragging them from a folder on your computer to an open message in Outlook.

 

Attaching Files in Outlook Web App

  1. Begin creating a new message, reply to a message, or forward a message.
  2. Click the Attach icon.
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  3. In the Choose File to Upload dialog box, browse to and select the file that you want to attach.
  4. Once the file(s) you want to attach is selected, click the Open button below the file name.
  5. If you wish to add additional attachments, you may do so by clicking the Insert icon again. If you wish to remove a file from the list of added attachments, simply click the X next to the attachment name.
  6. Continue composing a message as usual. Send the message.

 

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