When someone sends you HTML mail that includes an image in the body of the message (for example, the welcome message in your Inbox), Evolution displays the image inside the message.
Some images are links in a message, rather than being part of the message. Evolution can download those images from the Internet, but does not do so unless you request it. This is because remotely hosted images can be slow to load and display, and can even be used by spammers to track who reads the email. Not automatically loading images helps protect your privacy.
To load the images for one message, click View ▸ Load Images or press Ctrl+I.
To set the default action for loading images, go to Edit ▸ Preferences ▸ Mail Preferences ▸ HTML Messages ▸ Loading Images.
You can download images from emails sent by your contacts. To do this, go to Edit ▸ Preferences ▸ Mail Preferences ▸ HTML Messages ▸ Loading Images. Enable the Load images only in messages from contacts option.
Next, go to Edit ▸ Preferences ▸ Contacts ▸ Autocompletion. Enable autocompletion by ticking the Always show address of the autocompleted contact checkbox.
To save an image that is embedded in an HTML email, right-click on the image and click Save Image….
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