Prevent downloading attachments through OWA

Hi Guys,

I want to show you beneficial setting you might configure on your Office 365, considering we use in Office 365 we are limited to harden Office 365 as we would want and to look for any other way to secure Office 365 abilities and harden users experience, thereby today I want to present you how can we prevent user from downloading attachments from OWA in Office 365 and preventing information leakage out.


Go to Office 365 to Permissions and then “Outlook Web Policies” then click on +


Then, uncheck the “Direct File Access“: further, you can enable files viewing:

Then, assign the new policy to the particular mailbox:


Probably you have to wait at least 5 minutes until it applies: