Mail app for Mac OS X - Disable the automatic download of attachments

October 2016


Mail app for Mac OS X - Disable the automatic download of attachments


To prevent the Mail app of Mac OS X from automatically download attachments, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Mail app > Preferences.
  • Go to the Account tab.
  • Select the account of your choice (if multiple) and go to the Advanced tab.
  • Uncheck Automatically download all attachments

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