Save multiple attachments at once with Outlook

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  1. Save time with this Outlook tip
  2. Save email attachments
  3. Save multiple attachments at once in Outlook for Mac
  4. Save selected attachments in Outlook for Mac

Save time with this Outlook tip

When you receive an email message with more than one file attached, it takes some time to save each file in a separate folder. It only takes one step in Outlook to save all attached files in one folder.

The instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010; Outlook for Office 365; outlook.com; and Outlook for Mac.

Save email attachments

When you receive an email with multiple attachments, save all the files in one folder on your computer.

To save multiple email attachments in one step in Outlook:

  1. Open a message in Outlook in a separate window or in the Outlook Reading Pane.

  2. near Attachments select the attachment drop-down arrow next to the attached file.

  3. Select Save all attachments † Or choose File Save attachments

  4. In the dialog box Save all attachments select the files you want to keep.

    • Press and hold ctrl to selectively add or remove files from the selection.

    • Press and hold Shift to select a range of attachments from the list.

  5. Select Okay

  6. Select the folder where you want to save the documents.

  7. Select Okay

Save multiple attachments at once in Outlook for Mac

To save all files attached to a message in Outlook for Mac:

  1. Open a message with attachments. Email can be opened in the Outlook for Mac reading pane or in its own window.

  2. Select Message Attachments Download everything † Or click on Command+E

    In Outlook 365 for Mac, use the keyboard shortcut Shift + Command + E

  3. Or open an email and select Download everything under investment.

  4. Select the folder where you want to save the documents.

  5. Select Select

Save selected attachments in Outlook for Mac

To save a selected set of files:

  1. Open the message containing the files you want to keep.

  2. In the attachment area, select Example

  3. Mark the files you want to keep. Press and hold Shift to select a range of files.

  4. Right click on any file.

    If you don’t have the right mouse button, click ctrl and click with the left mouse button.

  5. Select Save as

  6. Navigate to the folder where you want to save the files.

  7. Select Save

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