How to turn off Attachment Preview in Microsoft® Outlook
Microsoft Outlook is the e-mail client program from Microsoft series. The application gives you the freedom to compose, send, receive and manage your e-mails. It has been added with many new features which enhance the e-mailing experience of users. The Preview attachment is one among the most e-mailing feature included in Microsoft Outlook application. The feature becomes much useful when you wish to customize e-mail viewing experience in Microsoft Outlook. The feature allows previewing e-mail attachments without leaving Microsoft Outlook or opening other applications. The attachment will be previewed in a secure and protected preview environment. The feature is supported for messages which are formatted in HTML format. This allows previewing received e-mail attachments without opening them at all.
Here are some notes on Attachment Preview feature in Microsoft Outlook:
- Need to disable Attachment Preview
- Steps to disable Attachment Preview
- Fix issues with Attachment Preview
Need to Disable Attachment Preview
You may be in need to disable the Attachment Preview features in Microsoft Outlook. This may be because of the slowdown which comes in Microsoft Outlook. The attachment previewer requires some time to load Attachment Preview. The e-mails cannot be opened in Microsoft Outlook until the preview is been completed. As you disable the feature, you can see the application working faster with quick loading of attachments.
Steps to Disable Attachment Preview
There are some steps to be followed to disable Attachment Preview in Microsoft Outlook. To do this, you need to open the application and click 'Office' button in the 'File' menu. Then click the 'Options' and get the Option dialog box opened. In the dialog box, you need to click the 'Trust Center' option and select the 'Trust Center Settings' button. Then select the 'Attachment Handling' option and check the 'Turn off Attachment Preview' checkbox. The Attachment Preview is thus disabled in Microsoft Outlook.
Fix issues with Attachment Preview
It is possible to get some issues with Attachment Preview feature in the Microsoft Outlook application. It may display some error messages like, "This file cannot be previewed because of an error with the following previewer". The issue usually comes as a result of some problems with Microsoft Outlook. You can try updating the application to get the issue fixed. The updating will add appropriate bugs which will fix any type of Microsoft Outlook issues. The updating also helps eliminating outdated issues.
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