Files from OneDrive are attached in emails as cloud attachments by default

Important: This issue is now closed with the fix indicated below. For more information on other recent issues for your application, see Fixes or workarounds for recent Office issues.

Last updated: August 2016


When you attach a file to an email from OneDrive for Business, you may notice that the file is attached as a cloud attachment by default and not a local copy.

Status: Fixed

The setting for OneDrive files to be shared as cloud attachments by default has now been rolled back. In order for the change to take effect, please restart Outlook 2016, and you should go back to the original experience of seeing both a local copy of your OneDrive file in the Attachments menu, in addition to the cloud link, allowing you to select how you prefer sending your OneDrive file.

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Fixes or workarounds for recent issues in Outlook for Windows

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