Data Security

Externally Linked Images in Emails

External images are not part of the email itself. They are loaded from an external source upon reading the email. You can define whether those images are loaded and displayed. If you allow loading externally linked images, your privacy and computer are endangered by the following security issues:

How to define the loading of externally linked images:

  1. Click the Settings icon in the menu bar. Click on All settings.

    The Settings window opens.

  2. Click on External images in emails in the right pane.

  3. Define the behavior.

    • If externally linked images are to be loaded and displayed, enable Always show external images.

    • If you always want to be asked whether externally linked images should be displayed, enable Ask before showing external images.

    • You can specify that externally linked images are always displayed if they come from specific senders. To do so, enter the email addresses of these senders in the input field below Always show external images for the following senders.

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Parent topic: Data Security