Step-by-step Guide on Email File Attachment- Gmail, YahooMail, and others


Step-by-step Guide on Email File Attachment- Gmail, YahooMail, and others

Email file attachment is very easy to do. Mainly, the reason for using email is to share photos and other files with friends, family, and colleagues. Most businesses send large files through email, but people who just started to email might not know how to attach and send files in email.

In this article, we will explore how to attach files in email on your phone. Follow the steps provided below.

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Step-by-step guide on email file attachment

Here is a guide on how to attach files in email using Gmail, Yahoo mail and others on your phone

With Gmail app

  1. Open your Gmail on your phone
  2. Click on the compose icon
  3. Enter your information and also add in your subject.
  4. Press the “paperclip icon” and tap on “attach file.”
  5. Scroll and find the file you want to send and tap the send it.

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With the Yahoo Mail app

  1. Open the Yahoo mail app and sign in
  2. Click on the compose icon
  3. enter the subject email address
  4. Tap on the paperclip icon and select the file to send and upload.
  5. When the upload is complete, tap on the “send” button to send your file

With Outlook (formerly called Hotmail)

  1. Open your browser and sign into the Outlook website
  2. click the “new message” to input your new email
  3. Enter the recipient’s email address and the subject of the email, and also compose your email
  4. click on the “attach” button that is above the email box
  5. select the files you want and tab on the “send” button


The provided steps on email file attachment on Gmail, Yahoo and others will guide you on how to attach files such as videos, photos and other documents in email using your phone. It is very simple to navigate. Use the comment box to list other alternatives for attaching files in email, and don’t forget to share the post.

Jael Okwuchukwu
Jael Okwuchukwu
I am Okwuchukwu Jael, a writer, educator, and musician from Enugu State. Teaching, both academic and musical, is a passion of mine, and I specialize as a Western pianist. Currently, I am employed as a blogger at Writer's King LTD, combining my love for writing and desire to share knowledge with a broader audience.

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