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Forward an Email as an Attachment in Outlook

You may forward an email message as an attachment to a new email message using Outlook 2010/ 2013/ 2016.

To forward an email message as an attachment using Outlook:

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. Locate and highlight the email you wish to forward as an attachment.
  3. In the Respond menu, click [More] and select Forward as Attachment (Figure 1).

Figure 1:

Forward as an attachment.
Image Description: A screenshot of the “Forward as Attachment” option.

  1. A blank New Message template will open, with the original email message attached (Figure 2).

Figure 2:

A screenshot of an email with an attachment.
Image Description: A screenshot of an email with an attachment.

  1. Compose and send the email as normal.

How to Get Help:

If you need further assistance with Outlook, please call the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357 or by email at SupportCenter@ilstu.edu.