How to Add or Insert Pictures in Outlook Web Access?
My employer started rolling out Outlook Web Access to all employees and it was a much welcomed change from the old and aging Lotus Notes email system. All went well, except for the missing functionality of inserting a picture or screen print in an email. I believe in the saying that “a picture is worth more than a thousand words” and I tend to use screenshots and snagit on a regular basis.
I kept using the Outlook client anytime I want to copy and paste a picture, until a friend showed me how to enable Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) in Outlook Web Mail. Listed below are the steps I followed in Outlook Web Access to enable copy and paste. (version 2003 and above)
1) Access Outlook Web Access Email and click on “options” (top-right corner)
2) Click on Email Security. If you a see a screen like the one below, that means you are missing the MIME control that will enable you to insert pictures.
3) Click “Download the Outlook Web Access S/MIME control” and install the client.
4) After installing the MIME control, check the Email Security page to ensure that the components were installed correctly.
Now start writing a new email and “copy paste pictures” at will….
If you know a better way to enable copy and paste option for Outlook Web Access, feel free to make an entry in the comments.