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Gmail™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Lesson 7. Working with Pictures and File Attachments

In this lesson, you learn how to send photos and other file attachments via email, and how to view and download attachments you receive.

Inserting a Picture into a New Email Message

When you have digital pictures you want to share with friends and family, Gmail is your friend. It’s easy to attach a picture to an outgoing Gmail message, which your recipients can then view or even download from their Gmail account. You can attach photos already stored in your Google+ or Google Drive accounts, or upload new photos directly from your computer.

To attach a picture to a new message in Gmail, follow these steps:

1. Create a new message as normal.

2. Mouse over the + button in the bottom toolbar ...

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