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Forward an email as an attachment

This article shows how to forward an email as an attachment in either desktop Outlook or Outlook Web Access.

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On occasion, it may become necessary or desirable to forward an e-mail to someone else as an attachment. In particular, faculty, staff, and students are strongly encouraged to use this method for reporting spam or phishing to . Doing so provides a host of useful information about where the message came from and how it got to UWGB. Below are instructions on how to forward a message as an attachment through either the desktop version of Outlook or Outlook Web Access.

Desktop Outlook:
1. Select the e-mail you wish to forward as an attachment from the message list
2. If you're not already there, navigate to the "Home" tab of the ribbon:

3. From the "More" dropdown menu to the right of the "Reply and "Forward" buttons, select "Forward as Attachment":

4. Address the new message as desired, then click "Send".

Outlook Web Access (OWA):
1. Find the e-mail to be forwarded in the message list
2. Create a new e-mail and address it as desired
3. Without selecting it, drag and drop the message to be forwarded from the message list to the body of the new e-mail:
Dragging and dropping suspect message

4. Click "Send".

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Owner:Cameron C.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2019-02-11 11:18 CSTUpdated:2020-02-21 11:20 CST
Sites:University of Illinois System, UW Green Bay
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