How to download attached files using Yahoo! mail

How to download attached files using Yahoo! mail.

by Tim Hodges


For this tutorial you will be using the computer keyboard and the computer mouse.
For your convenience I have circled in red the area within the screen shot that you the user will be focusing on.
Step 1. Using the left mouse button single click on the subject of the e-mail you want to view.  Remember only e-mails with this icon (attachment icon) contain attachments. As a working example you are going to open the e-mail from Tim Hodges with the subject "Sales for the first quarter".



Step 2. Using the left mouse button single click on the attachment icon for the e-mail with the subject "Sales for the first quarter."



Step 3. Using the left mouse button single click on the document icon.



Step 4. Using the left mouse button single click on the words "Download File"

A dialog box will appear asking you to download the file "First Quarter Sales.xls"

Step 5. Using the left mouse button single click on the button.


You can save attachments into folders to keep your files organized. As an example you have decided to save the sales report in the "my documents" folder. This step is optional.

Step 6. Using the left mouse button single click on the button in the left centre of the dialog box.



You have decided to create a new folder called "Quarterly Sales". This step is optional.

Step 7. Using the left mouse button click on the create new folder icon.

Step 8. A new folder will appear.
You are now going to type "Quarterly Sales".
You will notice the words "new folder" are replaced immediately when you type the Q of "Quarterly Sales"


Step 9. After you finished typing in the folder name "Quarterly Sales",
use the left mouse button to single click on the folder "Quarterly Sales".


Step 10. Using the left mouse button single click on the Open button.


Step 11. The final step is to save the document. Using the left mouse button single click on the Save button.

Now you have learned how to download files using Yahoo Mail.
Any questions or problems please e-mail Tim Hodges.