1. fellwalker's Avatar
    If you use Apple Mail, a copy of every attachment you open is stored in /Users/[home directory]/Library/Containers/com.apple.mail/Data/Library/Mail Downloads

    From time to time I delete all of these but I imagine for some people this folder can become enormous.

    Is there any way to prevent this container from retaining the attachment after the message (or Mail) is closed?
    07-27-2015 05:18 PM
  2. mikeo007's Avatar
    Try turning off the setting to automatically download attachments. It sounds like what you're looking for.

    Is there a way to stop Mail from accumulating downloaded files?-screen-shot-2015-07-27-5.43.20-pm.png
    07-27-2015 05:44 PM

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