Have you ever referenced a past email while writing a Gmail message? We’ve noticed that a lot of people would like to include that email as an attachment, rather than just copy and paste the content.
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Because your Gmail messages are not stored as individual files, there isn’t really a way to do this natively in Google Apps. Fortunately, we found a really easy (and still useful) way to do this.
To learn how you can add an email as an attachment to another email in Gmail / Google Apps, follow these few steps:
- Open the email you would like to turn into an attachment.
- Click the drop-down next to Reply in the top-right corner of your message.
- Select Print.
- In the left-hand side of the print screen, click the Change icon in the Destination section.
- Select the option to Save to Google Drive in the Google Cloud Print section.
- Click Save at the top of the print screen.
- Compose the new message you would like to send.
- Attach your old message using the Insert Files using Drive icon.
- Select My Drive.
- Find your old email in Drive (it should be at the top of the list) and select it.
- Your old email is added as an attachment!