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Remove Email Attachments In Outlook and Keep Messages

Many of you may have mail quotas at work or you may simply want to keep on top of things. In this guide you’ll learn how to remove attachments from e-mails, while keeping the e-mail in your inbox.

Saving the Attachment

To save the attachment, right click on the e-mail (see figure 1) and click Save As.

(For more than one attachment, open the e-mail and click File > Save Attachments > Save All )

Removing the Attachment

Right click on the e-mail (see figure 1) and click Remove.

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Figure 1: Saving and Removing Attachments from e-mail Message in Outlook

Now you wont hit your quota so quickly; if you do this enough, your archiving times will decrease significantly.



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9 thoughts on “Remove Outlook Email Attachments & Keep Messages”

  1. Keshav says:

    You use outlook for mail?

  2. Keshav says:

    You use outlook for mail?

  3. Keshav says:

    You use outlook for mail?

  4. Rich says:

    At work, yes — and we have a LOW quota :(

  5. Rich says:

    At work, yes — and we have a LOW quota :(

  6. Rich says:

    At work, yes — and we have a LOW quota :(

  7. abhishek says:

    nice tip

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