How do I share photos using email?

If you have an email program installed on your PC, you can share photos and videos as email attachments from Photo Gallery. If you have Mail installed as your default email program and have at least one email account configured on it, you can send photos from Photo Gallery using photo email. A photo email allows you to share more photos than sharing photos as email attachments, because the photos you send are uploaded to OneDrive and not to the recipient's inbox.

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To share photos with photo email from Photo Gallery

  1. Open Photo Gallery by clicking the Start button The Start button. In the search box, type Photo Gallery, and then, in the list of results, click Photo Gallery.
  2. Select the photos or videos you want to share with photo email, and then, at the top of the screen, click the Home tab.

  3. On the Home tab, in the Share group, click Photo email and follow the on-screen instructions.

To share photos or videos as email attachments from Photo Gallery

  1. Open Photo Gallery by clicking the Start button The Start button. In the search box, type Photo Gallery, and then, in the list of results, click Photo Gallery.
  2. Select the photos or videos you want to email, and then, at the top of the screen, click the Home tab.

  3. On the Home tab, in the Share group, click Email, select a size for the photos, and click Attach.

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    • If you're using Mail, on the Home tab, in the Share group, click Photo email, select Send photos as attachments, select a size for the photos, and click Attach.

To set an installed email program as your default email program

  1. Click the Start button The Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Select Programs, Default Programs, and then Set your default programs.

  3. Select the program from the Program list that you’d like to set as your default email program, and follow the on-screen instructions.


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