How To Attach a File to Email in Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free email platform that is very similar to Microsoft Outlook. If you are having difficulties working with the functions of Mozilla Thunderbird, then continue reading because in this tutorial you will learn how to attach a file to your email in Mozilla Thunderbird.

  1. Launch Mozilla Thunderbird on your computer and pull up the ‘Compose Window’. There are different ways in order for you to pull up the Compose Window, either by clicking on the ‘Write’ icon, by clicking on ‘Write a New Message’ from the main window frame, by going on to File from the Menu bar, by selecting ‘Message’ and then ‘New’ or by hitting the ‘Ctrl’ and ‘M’ keys on your keyboard.
  2. Enter the details of your email, the addresses and the subject. Of course, do not forget to enter the email addresses of the people you are sending the message to, and also the subject of your email.
  3. Attach the file you want to your message. From the toolbar under the menu bar, click on the ‘Attach’ icon which has a paperclip image on it. The ‘Attach File(s)’ dialog box will then appear on the screen. Choose the specific location of the file in your drive and once you are done finding it, click ‘Open’.
  4. Finalize your email message. After you click ‘Open’, you will see a new section appear on the compose window, wherein all the attachments are placed. Finalize your email by adding a message and a brief description of what the file that you have attached is all about.

Now that you know how to attach files to your emails, you can correspond with your family, friends and colleagues and include the important files that are relevant with the information that you have provided in your email. Learning how to use Mozilla Thunderbird is easy, and you just need familiarize yourself with the different functions available to you. Try playing around with the functions and you will see that in just a few more tries, you will already be very used to Mozilla Thunderbird.


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