When you attach a
file in a cloud location such as OneDrive or SharePoint, Outlook will send your
recipients a link to the file. Permission to access the file is granted
automatically to every recipient. This makes collaboration easy because you
don't have to worry about attachments being dropped, and you can be sure that
everyone is collaborating on the same (and most up-to-date) version of the
- In Outlook, create a message.
Note: For an existing
message, click Reply, Reply All, or Forward.
- On the ribbon, click Attach
File, and choose Browse Web Locations.
- Choose OneDrive,
the file you want to attach, and then choose Insert.
- In your email message,
choose the down arrow for the attachment.
- Choose Change
Permissions, and then choose one of the following:
- Recipients can Edit if you want
recipients to be able to modify the file.
- Recipients can View, the default option,
if you want recipients to be able to read, but not modify, the file.
- Microsoft Support