How to Attach Image in Gmail App

Author: Iqbal | Guide: Gmail |

Do you want to attach image in Gmail app? If yes, this article is for you. Here, we'll learn with a step-by-step guide about how an image can be attached in Gmail. This will help you in all your business or professional communications. But before we move to the step-by-step guide, make sure you log in to you Gmail account.

Attach Image in Gmail App: 6 Steps

Step 1- Open Gmail App: You need to open your Gmail app. You can do it in two ways:

  • Either you can get the app from Playstore and log in to Gmail with your log in details.
  • Or you can access Gmail online.
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Step 2- Tap on Compose: The next step requires you to look for the compose option on your screen. This option will be visible in a rectangular box in the lower right.

  • Click on the Compose option.
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Step 3- Tap on Attach Icon: The third step needs you to look for the attachment icon. You can refer to the encircled icon in the image below.

  • Click on this icon in the upper right of your screen.
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Step 4- Tap on Attach File: The fourth step needs you to click on Attach file option. This option will be above the option Insert from Drive.

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Step 5- Tap on Images: The second last step requires you to go to Images. You will see this as the first option among other options like Audio, Videos, Documents etc.

  • Find this option in the top left and click on it.
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Step 6- Select Image: The last step is simple. You just need to select the image you want to send.

  • Once you select the image you will be directed back to your email composing screen.
  • Compose your email and click send.
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These 6 steps are going to be enough for you to know how to attach image in Gmail app. You don't need to look anywhere else. Besides, if you are faced with any other question, we recommend you go through the FAQs below. Additionally, if you want to learn how to exports emails from Gmail , you can do it in a few simple ways.


Can I attach more than one image in a single email?

That's right, you can attach more than one image in a single email. For that what you need to do is – follow the same steps mentioned in this article each time you're attaching an image.

Why am I not able to find the image I want to attach in my email?

That might be because you are checking the wrong folder. Make sure that your image has not been deleted because of some reason and that you are searching the right file.

Can I attach a PDF to my email?

That's right, you are allowed to attach PDF as well to your email. For that, you need to follow the same steps mentioned above except that you have to find your PDF that needs to be attached instead of the image.

What is the maximum size of attachment I can send?

You can send upto 25 MB of files on Gmail. That means you can either attach one file of 25 MB or you can attach multiple files that total as 25 MB.

What if I attach a file more than 25 MB?

In that case, Gmail automatically replaces your attachment with a Google Drive link.

These FAQs will help you understand how you can attach image in your email.

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