Want to know How to email pictures through Gmail. There are many ways you can send images using Gmail. In this article, I am going to show you how I send images using Gmail. I will show you all possible methods, you can follow any one method.
How to email pictures through gmail
1.Using Insert Photo option
Gmail gives direct option to Insert photo in your mail message. When you have a photo in your computer, you can follow this procedure.
1.Open Gmail in your browser.
2.Login with your username and password.
3.Click on Compose option at top left corner of the page shows that in below screen shot.
4.You will see another window where you can compose new mail.
5.Type recipient email address in To field and fill Subject field. And click on Insert photo option shows that in below screen shot.
6.Now you will see another window where you can drag and drop image. Or Click on upload option and click on choose photos to upload option shows that in below screen shot.
7.You will see another window where you can browse your computer. Select your required photo and click on open option show that in below screen shot.
8.Once the photo is uploaded, click on send option show that in below screen shot.
9. Finally you will get message like your message has been sent show that in below screen shot.
2.How to email pictures Using image URL
If your image is stored in internet and you have URL of your image, and if you want to send any other image from internet, you can follow below procedure to send image.
Follow up to 5th step from above procedure. You will see below screen.
6. Click on web address (URL) option. You will see a filed to paste image URL. If you want to send any other image from internet, just right-click on image, copy link address and paste here.
7.If you want to send more images, you need to repeat this procedure.
8.Once the photo has uploaded, click on send option. Finally you will get message like your message has been sent .
3.Use Attach File
You can use Attach File feature to attach image to your text message as a file. It is the best method to send photos or any other files using Gmail.
Compose your new message. Fill To and Subject field. Type your text message in the message field. Click on Attach File symbol shows that in below screenshot.
You will see another window to browse your computer and select your photo to attach. Just select photo and attach to message and send message.
4.Use Drag and Drop feature
Gmail support drag and drop feature. You can insert image in message field without using Insert Photo option.
Compose your mail. Fill To and Subject field. Open folder where you have stored your photos. Select the photo, hold down left mouse button, drag photo and drop in Gmail message field. Your photo will be inserted.
When you click on photo, You will see some options just below photo shows that in below screenshot.
You can send smaller size image, if you select Small option.
You can always use Best fit option. Gmail will adjust image size according to receiver device.
When you want to send original image size, you can select Original size option.
When you wan to delete image from your mail, you can select Remove option or you can also use Delete key from your keyboard.
5.How to email pictures Using Google Drive
Using Google drive is the best option, If you want to send more number of photos or bigger files. You can also use iDrive(75% discounted link) to back up your files and to share your files. iDrive is cheaper than Google drive.
If you want to use Google drive, you need to set up Google drive and you need to know some details about Google Drive. For that,
- Read : Step by step Guide to back up computer to Google Drive
- How to back up android to Google drive
- How to share files on Google drive from PC and mobile
- How to back up whatsapp messages with Google drive
After reading above articles, you will get good idea about Google drive. You can share photos directly from Google drive. You can also copy photo URL from Google drive and paste in the Gmail message field. Or you can also use Insert from Google drive option given in Gmail compose box shows that in below screenshot.
Now you will see your Google drive window shows that in below screenshot.
Select image. Just click on Insert button. If you had selected Drive link option in bottom right, your image will be inserted as link. If you had selected Attachment option, your image will be inserted as attachment file.
Using attachment option is the best method to send photos. When you want to send more number of photos or larger files, use Google drive option. I think, now you got solution to your question How to email pictures using Gmail. Like it!! please share it. Please Subscribe to our newsletter for more tips. You may consider following whatvwant on Facebook, Google+ or twitter.