Download attachments from Outlook mail to Outlook.com

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  1. Keep the files attached to your incoming email messages
  2. Download attachments from Outlook Mail on the web
  3. Download attachments in ZIP format

Keep the files attached to your incoming email messages

You can download not just one attachment, but all the documents of a message as a ZIP file from Outlook Mail and Outlook.com.

Download attachments from Outlook Mail on the web

Here’s how to save attachments in email messages you receive in Outlook on the web. Open a single attachment or download multiple attachments at once.

Only open attachments sent by contacts you know and trust, as attachments can contain viruses.

  1. Open the email to which the file was attached.

  2. Select the drop-down arrow for attachments.

  3. Select Example to view the attachment in the message box without downloading it.

  4. Select To download to download the file to your computer. Depending on how your browser is set up, you may need to select a location to save the document.

  5. Select Save to OneDrive to save the attachment to OneDrive cloud storage.

Download attachments in ZIP format

Outlook Mail on the web can compress and download all attachments into a single ZIP file.

  1. Open an email with multiple attachments.

  2. In the attachment area, select Download everything

  3. Use the dialog box when prompted Save in the browser to select a location and save the ZIP file. The default name given to a ZIP file is the subject line of the email. Change the default name if you want to rename the file.

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