Use a screen reader to add an attachment to an email message in Mail for Windows 10

You can add an attachment to a message in Mail for Windows 10 from the Insert tab on the ribbon. The ribbon has three tabs, Format, Insert, and Options, and the ribbon appears when you compose a new message, or when you compose a reply.

For more information about the Insert tab, see Format, Insert, and Options buttons on the Format tab.

To add an attachment to an email message

Here’s how to add an attachment:

Note: It can save time to know the location of the attachment file before you get started.

  1. Open the message that you want to attach a file to in the Reading pane.

  2. Press the Alt key to move to the ribbon, and then press the Right Arrow key until you reach the Insert tab.

  3. Press the Down Arrow key to move to the lower ribbon. The first button is the Attach button.

  4. Press Enter to select the Attach button and open File Explorer with the cursor in the File name box, ready to type.

  5. Type the name of the file that you want to attach, or press Shift+Tab to browse for it.

  6. When you find the file that you want, press the Spacebar to select it.

  7. Press the Tab key to move to the Open button, and then press Enter.

  8. Mail for Windows 10 attaches the file you selected to the email message.

  9. When you’re ready to send your message, press Alt+S.

More information

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