Easy Way to Save Gmail Attachments to Google Drive

Losing important documents in emails happens more often than we might like, and searching for these documents can consume a lot of your energy and time.

Fortunately, you can conveniently save your files on Google Drive and access your files as you please. You can also organize your attachments into different folders directly from Gmail. Here’s how to save Gmail attachments to Google Drive.

How to Save Gmail Attachments to Google Drive

Google Drive is a useful platform to store your files and documents. Whether you’re storing files of personal interest or rushing through a load of work emails, saving attachments directly from Gmail into Google Drive is an easy trick that takes almost no time.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to save your Gmail attachments to Google Drive:

  1. Open Gmail and go to the email with the attachment.
  2. In the email, drag your cursor over the attachment. A few icons will appear for you to select from.
  3. To save to Google Drive, select the icon with a triangle and a plus sign, then click on Add to Drive. After clicking the icon, your attachment will be sent to Google Drive.
  4. To save your attachment in a specific folder in Google Drive, select Organize in Drive to choose a folder.
    How to save a Gmail attachment to Drive

How to Add Multiple Attachments to Drive

If you have received multiple attachments in an email, you can save all the attached files in one go.

How to save all attachments to Drive

To download all attachments to your Google Drive, select the Add all to Drive icon located in the top-right corner of the attachments section in your email. You can follow the same steps mentioned above to organize your attachments to a specific folder.

Become a Google Drive Pro

Instead of spending a lot of time using the tedious route, finding shortcuts can save you a lot of energy and time. Saving your Gmail attachments directly from Google Drive certainly proves that there are quicker ways to navigate through Gmail.

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