5.4.4. Sending attachments as link
This function allows to send large attachments by email. This is how it works:
The attachments will be uploaded to a new folder below Drive app. The name of this folder corresponds to the email subject. The folder is shared with a public link. in the
The email recipients will receive a link for downloading the attachments.
How to send attachments as link in the email editing window:
Select the files to be sent as attachment.
To send a local file as attachment, click the
icon in the button bar. Select at least one file.
You can also add an attachment by dragging one or several files from a file browser or from the desktop to the email window.
To use a current file version from the Drive app as attachment, click the icon .
You can remove an attachment if required. To do so hover over an attachment. Click the icon .
Click on . The button will be displayed.
Click on Drive Mail options window opens. . The
To set the expiration date for the public link, click on an entry below
If you select an expiration date, you can let the attachment be deleted after the expiration date. To do so, enable
Note: Depending on the configuration, those functions are optional or mandatory.
To protect the public link with the attachments with a password, enable . Enter a password. To view the password while entering it, click the icon on the right side in the input field.
To receive notifications about certain actions, enable one or several entries below
Note: Depending on the configuration, this function might not be available.
Parent topic: Sending Emails