How to Email Pictures From a Computer

By Palmer Owyoung

Maybe you just took a beautiful picture and are excited to share it with a friend. Perhaps you just got a new computer and are trying to figure out how to send attachments. Whatever the case, emailing pictures from a computer is simple and a quick way to share your favorite memories with your friends.

Step 1

Open your email application. Outlook is common to most computers. If you are using an Internet-based email address such as Hotmail or Gmail, then log in to your account. Click on "Compose Mail." This may differ from application to application.

Step 2

Select "Attach a file." Find the picture that you want to attach on your hard drive and click "Open."

Step 3

Wait until the file is attached. Type in the address of the person to whom you wish to send it and click "Send."