How to Attach a File in Outlook 2016

Attach a file to a message On the File menu, click New, and then click Mail Message. On the Message tab, in the Include group, click Attach File. In the Insert File dialog box, browse to and choose the file that you want to attach, and then click Insert.

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most used email clients in the world, and knowing how to attach a file to your emails is important. In this tutorial, we will show you how to add attachments to your emails in Outlook 2016.

First, you need to fill in the “To,” “CC,” and “BCC” sections, as well as write a subject for your email. Once you have done that, there are a few ways to add an attachment to your email.

The easiest way is to click on the “Insert” tab and then click on “Attach File.” You will see a few recent documents you have used, or you can use the “Browse this PC” option to find the file you want to attach. Once you have selected the file, click insert, and it will be attached to your email.

Another way to attach a file is to copy it from its location and paste it into the email. To do this, open the file you want to attach, select it, and press “Ctrl+C” or right-click and select “Copy.” Then, go to your email and in the body of the email, press “Ctrl+V” or right-click and select “Paste.”

You can also drag a file from its location and drop it into the body of the email. This is a quick and easy way to attach a file.

Outlook also provides the option to attach an Outlook item, such as a business card, calendar, or signature. To do this, click on “Attach Item” and select the item you want to attach.

Once you have attached your file, make sure to review your email and delete any unnecessary attachments before sending it. To delete an attachment, click on it and press the “Delete” key.

And that’s it! You now know how to attach a file to your emails in Outlook 2016. If you have any questions, please feel free to comment below. And don’t forget to like this tutorial if you found it helpful.


Why can't I attach a file in Outlook?
The size limit for an email in is 29 MB. This includes all text, inserted and attached files. Resizing an image doesn't reduce its file size. To reduce the size of an image or attachment, try compressing it or attach the file as a OneDrive link.
How do you attach a file in the body of an email?
In Gmail, you can attach files by dragging the file into the body of your email, or by clicking the “Attach files” button at the bottom of the compose window, selecting the files you want to upload and clicking “Open.” You can follow similar steps for other email programs.
Where is attachment in Outlook?
In the message list, select the message that has the attachment that you want to preview. In the Reading Pane, click the attachment. If there are multiple attachments, you may need to scroll horizontally to find the attachment that you want.