How do I open attachments in my Gmail?

William Pasquarelli August 24, 2012
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When I receive email with attachments I would like to know how to open them in Gmail. Thanks.

  1. Amit Sinha
    August 31, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    When there is an attachment then there is two link below "View" and "Download".

    If you don't want to download the file or you did not have respective software for attached files then you can click view to see the document without downloading it.

    View option is available only on certain docs type like- .docx, xlsx, pdf, jpg, xpdf etc

    • spike
      October 3, 2012 at 1:43 am

      How come after a view the file suddenly as one email gets stacked on top of the other it makes it so hard to find attached files. I am going crazy with this.

  2. Sri Swaminathan Vanarasi
    August 28, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    attachments in mail are always just below the subject text box..
    just click on the link of the attachments and u are prompted to view or download the attached files..
    :)

  3. Sebastian Hadinata
    August 24, 2012 at 2:53 am

    The attachment should be available under the body of the message that you received: Take a look at this Picture: http://i1164.photobucket.com/albums/q571/kuurozaki/88900364.png

    You can also read about it from GMail Help Page: http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=30719

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