If you don’t like the Link Preview feature, you can disable it in the following way;

  1. Click on the Gear icon in the top right corner (left from your own profile image).
  2. Scroll to bottom: to "Your app settings" section
    • Click on Mail
    • You should see "Options" menu/pane on left
  3. In the Options’ Navigation Pane on the left choose:
    Mail-> Layout-> Link preview (See pic below)
  4. Uncheck the checkbox in front of: Preview links in email.
  5. Press the Save button at the tab.
  6. Press the Back button or Options header at the top of the Navigation Pane to return to your Mailbox.


Link Preview is enabled by default but can be easily disabled.  (click on image to enlarge)
Link Preview is enabled by default but can be easily disabled.  (click on image to enlarge)