How to Attach an Email in Gmail?

Many people need to send emails as attachments without having to copy and paste the content, especially if many emails need to be forwarded or attached at once, in the previous version of this post, we discussed how to do so by printing the messages and attaching them to a new email manually.

Today, there is an even easier way to do this, so you no longer have to worry about printing emails and attaching them, saving yourself time to focus on more important things.

To Attach emails as attachments to a new email:

I.  Go to

II.  Select the email(s) that you want, then click More settings 1Forward as attachment

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III.  Fill the information such as To and CC(If desired), then add a subject and message 

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IV.  Click Send

The selected emails will now be sent as attachments in the email you just sent

You can also right click on a message and select Forward as attachment, or simply drag and drop the email into the message body and it will be added as an attachment


To do so, click on Compose, a new email will open and you can drag and drop emails or even use the search bar to find the emails that you want to attach while keeping the message body open


To Reply with an attached email:

I.  While in

II.  Open the email that you want to reply to and click the Pop out iconpop

III.  The message will appear on the right bottom and you will see a list of your emails

IV.  Drag and drop emails into the message body, then write the text you wish to send along with the attachments

V.  Click send

Also note that:

  • There is no limit to how many emails you can attach, so you can attach as many emails as you want
  • If the message size exceeds 25 MB, it will be sent as a Drive attachment
  • When you click on an attached email, it will open in a new window
  • A security banner will appear on top of an attached email that is received or sent



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