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Download email attachments in Yahoo Mail

Yahoo Mail email attachment The previous tutorial explained how to send email attachments from Yahoo Mail. But you can of course also receive email attachments in your Yahoo Mail account, and this tutorial will explain how to download attachments from your Yahoo Mail account checked from a web browser. Like other webmail services, Yahoo Mail will also scan your email attachment files for viruses before its let's you download them. You will also learn the difference between opening attachments from their current location as opposed to saving them and then opening them from your computer.

Download an email attachment from Yahoo Mail

Follow these steps to download a file someone emailed you:

Quick safety and security tip when downloading email attachments from Yahoo Mail

While Yahoo Mail will scan your email attachments for viruses, is still safer to have your own antivirus software installed on your computer. Even if a file is scanned as safe and free from virus, you should only download email attachments from people you know, but also only download files you expected to receive by email. You can always email your contact back and ask for confirmation that he or she did mean to email you that file attachment.

And that's it! This is all it takes to download email attachments from your Yahoo Mail account.

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