Save and Remove Attachments

Attachments in email messages are responsible for a bulk of the space used in your Outlook mailbox.

Find emails with large attachments

You can use search folders to view large attachment anywhere in you Outlook mailbox:

Save Attachments

Depending on the importance of the email, one option is to save the attachment and then to remove the attachment from the original message:

  1. Open the message.
  2. Right-click on an attachment and choose Save All Attachments...

    Save and Remove Attachments

Remove attachments

Once you have saved the attachment, delete the message if it doesn’t need to be kept or if you need to keep the message:

  1. Open the message
  2. Right-click on an attachment and choose Remove Attachment

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