How to Embed Image in My eMail – Yahoo Mail or Hotmail

How to Embed Image in My eMail – Yahoo Mail or Hotmail



It is very easy to send pictures and images through email these days. Especially if you use Yahoo mail, you know how simple they have made attach the images, whether they be jpg, jpeg, or gif formats. But a lot of people don’t know how to embed the image within the body of the email. Yes, you can insert the pictures inside the email instead of attaching them. That way the person who is receiving the email doesn’t have to open it up by downloading it.

Here are some simple and easy ways to embed images inside the emails of Yahoo Mail and Hotmail:
Hotlinking – hotlinking is when you link to images that are uploading in another website. So what you do is that you upload your pictures in image sharing sites like picsa, flickr, etc. From there you get the url address of the image you are trying to embed inside the mail. You insert that image url inside your email body. That’s it.

Drag and Drop – you can also try dragging and dropping the photos inside your mail. This one works with hotmail. You drag the image you want to insert and drop it inside the body of your email.

Within Signature – email service providers such as yahoo and hotmail enable senders to add signature at the end of their email. Users can use the signature space to embed the images.
Use Outlook Express – If you use Outlook Express, you can easily embed photos without any hassle.

Through iPhone or iPod Touch – If you use Yahoo mail or hotmail on iphone or ipod touch, it automatically adds the photo inside the email without attaching it.


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11 Responses to “How to Embed Image in My eMail – Yahoo Mail or Hotmail”

    Heck lopez on May 1, 2009 :

    wow finally I got it! thanks

    gmail user on May 1, 2009 :

    it is very easy to insert images inside gmail. When composing a message, choose Rich Formatting option. After that, go to your images and copy it. You can copy the picture by right clicking on the image and choosing copy. Then go to your email’s message body and paste it by right clicking inside where you want it and choose paste. That’s it. hope that helps.

    dragon on May 5, 2009 :

    how about in yahoo.. can u plez give me step to step

    With This Diet I Lost Thirty PĆ³unds in Only a Month on May 6, 2009 :

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    here is how you embed inside on May 18, 2009 :

    In Yahoo mail, you can easily insert any images or pictures inside email body while composing without attaching them. Here is how step to step guide: first upload the image that you want to embed in the email to a image sharing site such as Flickr. After uploading the image, right click on the image and select Copy. Now go the your yahoo email compose box and paste it wherever you want the pic to be located. NOTE: This works best in Internet Explorer web browser.

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    embeded photo successfully on July 15, 2009 :

    Unless you still got classic Yahoo email, embedding photo should be as easy as drag and drop or simple copy and paste thing. This works with hotmail and the gmail. With Yahoo email, you have to follow the steps that someone mentioned above by using internet explorer browser. So it is very easy as pie.

    czar577 on March 5, 2010 :

    Thank you so much…embedded photo in my yahoomail successfully.

    Bidyasunder on June 24, 2011 :

    Thanks. Most of these tricks for putting inside the email worked for me. But I don’t know about the new Yahoo mail upgrade though. Sometimes the code such as javascript seem to be the reason why it didn’t work for me in the before.

    Inserting images on October 8, 2011 :

    Here is a trick for gmaii, yahoo and hotmail. To insert pics inside the email, simply right click on the pic and click copy. Now go back to your email and right click inside and click paste. This is the easiest way to embed any pictures or images in email.

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