How to a re-link a layer mask to its layer?

I have unlinked a mask from its layer so I can feely move the image affected separate from the mask. Now, I would like to re-link them so I may move both in tandem. I do not want to Control+Z or "ADD to layer" because this removes the ability to edit the mask layer.

I thought it would be as simple as a right-click or layer option, but all of these are non-selectable (grayed out - see attached).

[notice the tool tip saying link layer - the mouse hover displays a no option symbol not shown on screen capture

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Left click between the layer and the mask.

Linking Mask

  • Just realized this -.- But thank for a prompt and correct answer! the GIF you provided leaves nothing to imagination.
    – user51113
    Oct 2, 2015 at 17:23

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