How to Add Attachments to an Email in Gmail

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

Gmail attachment limits

  • Gmail doesn’t let you attach executable files such as .exe, but you can attach pretty much anything else.
  • You can attach up to 25 MB worth of data at once. If you need to share something larger, use Google Drive instead – upload the files and then share them.

How to add attachments to Gmail emails step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Add Attachments To An Email In Gmail - Step 1

To add an attachment to an email, open Gmail https://gmail.com and click the Compose button.

Step 2

How To Add Attachments To An Email In Gmail - Step 2

Click the Attach files icon at the bottom of the New Message window. 

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