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How to Add Email to Context Menu in Windows 10

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You can use Email from the Share tab in the ribbon of File Explorer by default when you have files and/or folders selected. It allows you to send the selected items in an email as attachments using your installed email client program (ex: Outlook). The included Mail app in Windows 10 cannot be used with this share by email feature.

This tutorial will show you how to add Email to the context menu of files and folders for all users in Windows 10.

While you must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove the context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu.

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when you right click on one or more selected files and/or folders and click/tap on Email, your email client program (ex: Outlook) will open a new email window with the selected items attached in the email for you to send to people you want to share with like below.
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EXAMPLE: "Email" context menu
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "Email" to Context Menu of Files and Folders

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Email_to_context_menu.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Email" from Context Menu of Files and Folders

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Email_from_context_menu.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn