How to open, preview, and save email attachments in Outlook

Outlook 2016 includes convenient file management features that allow you to easily open, preview, and save attachments sent in email messages.

Preview a file attachment in Outlook 2016

First, select an email message that includes an attachment and then click the dropdown arrow to the right.

Attachment

Select Preview. Note that the preview feature only works for certain file formats.

Open a file attachment in Outlook 2016

Select an email message that includes an attachment, then double-click the attachment icon to open.

Save an attachment in Outlook 2016

Select an email message that includes an attachment and then click the dropdown arrow to the right.

Click Save As from the context menu. Select a location for the file, then click Save.

If you notice any problems or if you need any help, please open a new support ticket from your HostPapa Dashboard. More details on how to open a support ticket can be found here.

Was this article helpful?

  • Was this article helpful ?

  • yes   no

Related Articles

Leave A Comment?