All modern email programs allow you to attach files to outgoing messages. This helps you to easily distribute a wide range of content, from word-processing files and spreadsheets to illustrations and pictures, without uploading it to a website or FTP server. Whether you use a desktop application (e.g., Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird) or a Web-based service (e.g., Gmail, Hotmail), adding an image file or any other document to an email is a very quick process once you know where to look.
Open your email program, or navigate to the Web-based service that manages your email messages.
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Provide your user name and password if prompted.
Navigate to your email inbox.
Click the icon or link labeled "New" or "New Message".
Enter the recipient's email address in the "To" field.
Enter a brief description of the message in the "Subject" field.
Type the content of your message in the large field directly below the "Subject" line.
Click the icon or link resembling a paper clip, found near the top of the message window. This item may additionally be labeled "Attach", "Attach a file", "Add attachment" or something similar.
Use the resulting file window to locate the picture you want to attach. Double-click the icon of the picture file to attach it to your message.
Click the "Send" button to send your message and the attached picture.