What is a .RPMSG File And How To Open It – Microsoft

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .rpmsg extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .rpmsg file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .RPMSG file?

The .RPMSG file extension is Outlook Restricted Permission Message. The creator of this file extension is Microsoft. The format of this miscellaneous file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .rpmsg file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .RPMSG file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .RPMSG file on various operating systems.

How to open a .RPMSG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rpmsg file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Outlook 365 software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Outlook 365.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RPMSG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Outlook 365 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .RPMSG file on Mac

To open the .rpmsg file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Outlook 365 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apple Mail and Microsoft Outlook 365 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .RPMSG file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Outlook 365 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .RPMSG file on Android

There is easy way to open the .rpmsg file on Android.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .RPMSG file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Gmail software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. You could also download the Gmail software. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .RPMSG file on iOS

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rpmsg file on iOS in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

To open the file, you will need to download the Apple Mail software. Please search for it in the iOS App Store and install it. Congratulations! You can now open your file on iOS.

How to open a .RPMSG file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Gmail. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .RPMSG file?

If you are still unable to open the .RPMSG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .RPMSG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rpp – Cockos, .rpprj – Axure Software Solutions, .rpres – The R Project for Statistical Computing, .rproj – The R Project for Statistical Computing, .rps – Autodesk. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .RPMSG file with the Microsoft Outlook 365 program on Windows, Microsoft Outlook 365, Apple Mail programs on Mac, Gmail software on Android, Apple Mail software on iOS and Gmail program in the Browser.