Outlook blocked access to unsafe attachment

There are several methods to resolve the message related to “outlook blocked access to unsafe attachment”:

Method 1: Use a file share to access the attachment by asking sender to save the attachment to a server or an FTP site that you can access. Have the sender send you link to the attachment on the server or FTP site.

Method 2: Use a file compression utility to compress the file and hence a different filename extension. Tell the sender that you have received the message: “outlook blocked access to unsafe attachment” and ask him to use winZIP, etc.

Method 3: Simply have the sender rename the file to have a different file name extension and you will not get this message, “outlook blocked access to unsafe attachment”. Rename the filename after receving it again to the original filename.

Method 4: Ask the Exchange server administrator to change the security settings. If you use Outlook with a Microsoft Exchange server and the administrator has configured the Outlook security settings, the administrator might be able to help you resolve the issue related to the message “outlook blocked access to unsafe attachment”.