For its Outlook.com messaging service, Microsoft announces the deployment in progress (not everyone is served yet) of a "Save to OneDrive" functionality. Its goal is to offer a simple way to manage and save email attachments directly in the OneDrive cloud.
Surprisingly, this was not yet the case and was the subject of a recurring user demand to which Microsoft has just responded favorably. What therefore fill a gap compared to Gmail and Google Drive.
Clicking on "Save all to OneDrive" will add all attachments to a new OneDrive folder dedicated for this purpose. These files will then be accessible from any device, without going through the inbox of Outlook.com.
Via a drop-down menu, it is also possible to save each attachment individually in OneDrive rather than operating in batches.
And of course, attachments can always be downloaded not in the cloud but locally (including grouped in a zip archive). Not everyone has full confidence in the cloud yet …