Best Ways to Remove Email Attachments from Outlook 2019

Sahil Verma
Sahil Verma | Updated On - 18 Feb 2022 |

Read time: 8 minutes

Many Outlook users receive emails with one or more large attachments making your emails bigger in size. With accumulation of such large mails and attachments, your Outlook becomes slow in its performance and further processing. So, what can we do in such a situation? We know these attachments are of extreme importance and we need to keep the data of these attachments saved. So, let us discuss this in the context of Outlook 2019.

To remove attachments form Outlook email messages, there exists easy ways where you can delete email attachments in Outlook without deleting the message. Also, you can also keep a backup of all your attachments at one place using these methods.

We will help you to extract your attachments and delete your attachments from your emails successfully & remove duplicate items in Microsoft Outlook via manual methods and other advanced tools.

Saving All the Attachments in Outlook 2019

Before removing email attachments in Outlook 2019, it is quite important to keep a copy of all your attachments and save them in your PC, OneDrive or on other storage locations. Here is how to save your attachments.

  1. Open Outlook 2019 and select the email message with attachments.
  2. After opening the mail, you will get a preview of your mail with attachment in the left side preview pane.
  3. Click on the drop-down arrow appearing on the side of your attachments.
  4. Now, tap on the option “Save All Attachments.”Save All Attachments
  5. In the upcoming window, select all your attachments and hit OK.select all your attachments and hit OK
  6. You now need to select a file directory to save your attachments. After choosing your destination, tap on Save.select a file directory to save your attachments

The Outlook 2019 email attachments will be saved at the specified location.

Delete Attachments in Outlook 2019

To successfully delete attachments in Outlook 2019 without removing your mails, you need to follow the steps below.

  1. Open Outlook and select the email message with attachments.
  2. After opening the mail, you will get a preview of your mail with attachment on the left side preview pane.
  3. Click on the drop-down arrow appearing on the side of your attachments.Click on the drop-down arrow
  4. Now, tap on the option “Remove Attachment.”Remove Attachment
  5. In the Microsoft Outlook dialog box, click on the option Remove Attachment.click on the option Remove Attachment
  6. Now, your email attachments have been deleted and your email messages will be still intact.

Following such manual methods can be a bit difficult for you at times, so there exists a much easier way to extract your Outlook 2019 email attachments – via advanced tools like Kernel Attachment Outlook Extractor.

Remove Outlook 2019 Attachments Easily

Kernel Outlook Attachment Extractor allows you to extract and download Outlook email attachments directly from Outlook profiles without any data loss. It has the ability to combine all the attachments in a single ZIP folder. It can even extract large-sized attachments & open blocked attachments in Outlook. You can choose all the folders or some specific folders from the Outlook profile to extract and download attachments. This tool offers you the ability to input your selection before extracting any of your important attachments.

With the advanced auto-pick Outlook profile feature, smart filtering options and scheduled attachment extraction functions, it is compatible with all Outlook versions including MS Outlook Office 365, Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2002, Outlook 2000, Outlook 98, Outlook 97 (32-bit), etc.

How to Remove Outlook 2019 Attachments Instantly?

Using Kernel Outlook Attachment Extractor, you can extract and save Outlook email attachments from your Outlook profiles without losing any data. It can combine all your Outlook attachments into a single ZIP folder & extract even large attachments. To download attachments, you can choose to download attachments from all the folders in the Outlook profile at once or from just certain folders. With this tool, you can select your attachments before they are extracted.

This feature-full tool is compatible with each and every version of Outlook namely MS Outlook Office 365, Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2002, Outlook 2000, Outlook 98, Outlook 97 (32-bit), etc. Moreover, it includes advanced features like smart filtering options, auto-pick Outlook profile feature & scheduled attachment extraction functions.

How to Use the Kernel Outlook Attachment Extractor

Using the Kernel Outlook Attachment Extractor Tool is easy with the following steps.

  1. To manage Outlook Attachments, you will have to create an Attachment Processing rule. Click the option New Rule and begin creating the Attachment Processing Rule.Click the option New Rule
  2. Next, give a name for the Attachment Processing rule and check mark the Enable Automatic Processing box.Enable Automatic Processing
  3. You need to choose all the folders from which you want to process your emails and attachments. Tap on Next.Tap on Next.
  4. Tap on the Browse button AND choose a location for saving all the processed attachments. Hit OK.
  5. You can even choose the Create sub folder option and make a sub-folder hierarchy at your desired location. Next, you need to make these subfolders according to parameters like Recipient Email, Sender Mail, Message Subject, etc. After choosing the parameter, tap on the arrow button.tap on the arrow button
  6. In the next window, you will get two options:
    • Do not compress attachment(s)
    • Compress attachments(s)

    To use the tool for auto-archiving the attachments, select the option Compress attachment(s) and mention certain values there. In case you do not wish to archive the attachments, then use the Do not compress attachment(s) option. Tap on Next.Tap on Next

  7. In the following window, you can also change the name of the attachments.change the name of the attachments
  8. You can also filter your attachments as per the sender, recipient, file types, etc. Click on Next & proceed forward.Click on Next & proceed forward
  9. Next, you can modify different types of actions on your attachments. These actions comprise marking the attachment as Read/unread, setting flag colour on the attachment, etc. Click on Next.
  10. Additionally, you have the option of choosing a time when the attachments will be processed by the software. After selecting the start date & time, check mark the box Apply this Rule to All Messages. The settings will be automatically executed.check mark the box Apply this Rule to All Messages

  11. At last, click on Finish.

Closing Notes

Our blog lists the best ways to remove email attachments in Outlook 2019 without deleting the email messages. We hope you will follow our instructions carefully. For easily extracting and deleting the Outlook 2019 attachments, it is advisable to use the Kernel Outlook Attachment Extractor. This tool extracts and saves Outlook email attachments from your Outlook profiles without any data loss. You can download it for free for a trial.