Software & Apps MS Office How to Save Multiple Attachments at Once With Outlook Save time with this Outlook tip by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on February 03, 2020 reviewed by Jessica Kormos Lifewire Tech Review Board Member Jessica Kormos is a writer and editor with 15 years' experience writing articles, copy, and UX content for Tecca.com, Rosenfeld Media, and many others. our review board Article reviewed on Jun 29, 2020 Jessica Kormos MS Office Outlook Word Excel Powerpoint Tweet Share Email When you receive an email message that has more than one file attached, saving each one individually to the same directory takes time. In Outlook, it takes just one step to save all the attached files to a single folder. Lifewire Instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010; Outlook for Microsoft 365; Outlook.com; and Outlook for Mac. Save Email Attachments When you receive an email message that contains several attachments, save all the files to the same folder on your computer. To save several email attachments with one step in Outlook: Open the message in Outlook either in a separate window or in the Outlook reading pane. In the Attachments area, select the attachment dropdown arrow next to an attached file. Select Save All Attachments. Or, select File > Save Attachments. In the Save All Attachments dialog box, highlight the files you want to save. Press and hold Ctrl to selectively add or remove files from the selection.Press and hold Shift to select a range of attachments in the list. Select OK. Select the folder where you want to save the documents. Select OK. Save Multiple Attachments at Once in Outlook for Mac To save all the files attached to a message in Outlook for Mac: Open the message that contains the attachments. The email can be open in the Outlook for Mac reading pane or in its own window. Select Message > Attachments > Download All. Or, press Command+E. In Outlook 365 for Mac, use the Shift+Command+E keyboard combination. Alternatively, open the email and select Download All underneath the attachment. Select the folder where you want to save the documents. Select Choose. Save Selected Attachments in Outlook for Mac To save a selected range of files: Open the message that contains the files you want to save. In the attachment area, select Preview. Highlight the files you want to save. Press and hold Shift to select a range of files. Right-click any file. If you don't have a right mouse button, press Ctrl and click the left mouse button. Select Save As. Navigate to the directory where you want to save the files. Select Save.