knowIT

How to strip attachments from emails (Mac)

How to strip attachments from emails (Mac)

This article shows how to remove attachments and save them to a folder to make your Outlook email experience cleaner and faster. Instructions apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007; and Outlook for Microsoft 365.

Save Attachments

Before you delete attachments to an email message, save important attached files to your computer, OneDrive, or other cloud storage service.

  1. Select the email that contains the attachments you want to save. The message displays in the Preview pane.

  2. Select the attachment dropdown arrow and choose Save As...

  3. In the Save As dialog box, specify a location and name the file.

  4. Select Save.

Delete Attachments from Messages in Outlook

  1. Select the message that contains the attachments.

  2. Select the attachment dropdown arrow. Multiple attachments can be selected by holding CTRL + clicking the desired attachments.

  3. Select Remove.

  4. In the confirmation dialog box, select Delete.

  5. The attachment(s) is removed from the message, and the rest of the message is left intact.

 

 

Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
What do I do if Youtube videos are replaced with "Plugin Blocked"
Viewed 2164 times since Mon, Mar 30, 2015
macOS - Setup Outlook
Viewed 1536 times since Tue, Apr 20, 2021
I can’t get my view pay cheque window on www.msp.ubc.ca to format properly for printing.
Viewed 3136 times since Mon, Mar 30, 2015
macOS - Licensing Adobe Software (Acrobat DC or Entire Creative Cloud Suite)
Viewed 2288 times since Mon, Apr 26, 2021
How to Alias a FASmail account
Viewed 3283 times since Mon, Sep 20, 2021
macOS - Installing Adobe Software (Adobe Acrobat or the Creative Cloud Suite)
Viewed 2004 times since Tue, Apr 27, 2021
How do I archive my Outlook calendar?
Viewed 33548 times since Wed, Apr 29, 2015
macOS - Adobe Licensing and Installation Troubleshooting
Viewed 1344 times since Wed, Apr 28, 2021
How do I add a shared calendar to Outlook 2011 for Mac?
Viewed 3854 times since Wed, May 27, 2015