How to disable automatic downloads of attachments on Mac

How to disable automatic downloads of attachments on Mac

As with most email servers, the mail app for Mac OS allows you to configure the download of attachments to best suit your preferences. Read the short guide below to find out how to disable automatic attachment downloads on Mac email.

To prevent the Mail app of Mac OS X from automatically download attachments, follow the below procedure:

  • Open the Mail app and click Preferences from the taskbar menu.

  • Go to the Account tab.
  • Choose the account of your choice (if multiple)
  • Click on the dropdown menu Download Attachments and select either All, Recent or None.

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