Saving Gmail Attachments Directly to Google Drive

Google DriveGoogle Drive is a cloud storage service from Google. Google Drive also provides 5 GB of storage space for free. You can use the service to store files in the attachment directly to your Gmail account.

Unfortunately, saving a file attachment in Gmail can not be done directly without These following steps. There are specific steps you need to do. Quite troublesome indeed, it would be easier if these services can be enjoyed by users of Gmail accounts directly. However, fortunately the steps are not too difficult. Want to know how? Here are the steps.

1. This tip only applies to users of the Google Chrome browser. You also are required to download the Chrome extension called Gmail Attachments to Drive. To download the extension of this one, you can click this link. This extension is not too big in size. So you do not have to worry about your internet quota exhausted after downloading the extension.

2. Next, You need to install the extension. If the installation is successful, it will display a notification as shown below.

Drive notification

3.Make sure your Gmail account is using the default view. If the installation is successful, it will display “Save to Drive” bellow your attachment file. If it’s still not showing up, You’ll need to refresh your browser.

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