Switching to Gmail from Microsoft Outlook

4. Reply to email

In this section:

4.1 Reply to, forward, and print email
4.2 Change recipients and subjects
4.3 Save attachments

 

4.1 Reply to, forward, and print email

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Outlook: 
Reply and forward

Gmail: 
Reply, forward, and print

Reply in 2016 version

Outlook 2016, 2013, and 2010

  1. Open the email.

    Note: If a message includes a signature or previous replies, Gmail hides them from view. Below your reply, click Show trimmed content More to view all the text that will be included in your reply.

  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Click an option, such as Reply, Reply to all, Forward, and Print.

Note: Gmail’s Smart Reply may suggest some responses based on the email you received. To save time, select one, then edit the suggested text or send it as is.

Reply, forward, and print options highlighted on email

4.2 Change recipients and subjects

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Outlook:
Change recipients and subjects

Gmail:
Change recipients and subjects

Change recipients in 2016 version

Outlook 2016
 

Send email options in 2013 version

Outlook 2013
 

2010 send email layout

Outlook 2010

When composing your reply:

  • Change recipients—Click the To field to add or remove recipients.
  • Change subject—Click Type of response and select Edit subject

Edit recipients and subject fields

4.3 Save attachments

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Outlook:
 Save attachments

Gmail:
Download attachments or save them to Drive

Save attachment in 2016 version

Outlook 2016
 

Save attachments in 2013 version

Outlook 2013

Save attachments in 2010 version

Outlook 2010

  1. Open an email with an attachment.
  2. Point to the attachment.
  3. Choose one of the following options:
    • Save it to your device—Click Download Download.
    • Save it to Google Drive—Click Save to Drive Drive File Stream.

    Note: If you don’t see Save to Drive, it might not be enabled for your organization. Contact your G Suite administrator for help.

Save attachment options highlighted

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