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How to prevent Outlook from removing images when replying Rich Text emails?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2020-11-11

You may have noticed that inline images are automatically replaced with the text of << OLE Object: Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) >> when replying a Rich Text email in Outlook. It will be inconvenient without inline images which can show easy visual demonstration. Take it easy! This article will show you the solution to prevent Outlook from removing inline images when replying Rich Text emails.

Prevent Outlook from removing images when replying Rich Text emails


Prevent Outlook from removing images when replying Rich Text emails

Please follow below steps to reply a Rich Text email without losing any inline images of original email in Outlook.

1. In the Mail view, double click to open the Rich Text email you will reply.

2. In the opening Message window, please click Message > Actions > Edit Message. See screenshot:

3. Go ahead to click Format Text > HTML to change the currently opening Rich Text email to HTML. See screenshot:

4. Please save the email and close the Message window.

5. Now you return to the Mail view. Keep selecting the email you will reply, and click Home > Reply or Reply All. See screenshot:

6. Now the replying message is opening with all inline images remaining. Please compose and send it.

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In general, original attachments are removed when replying an email in Outlook. But, with fantastic Reply with Attachment feature of Kutools for Outlook, you can easily keep all attachments of emails when replying it in Outlook.


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Demo: Prevent Outlook from removing images when replying Rich Text emails


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thank you!!!!!!!1
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Muchas gracias! funciona perfecto con este truco
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VERY helpful, thank you!
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