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You can send audio files through Gmail by attaching them to your email before sending them off to your recipient. Alternatively, you can use Google Drive or cloud-based file transfer services like Wetransfer to email larger audio files.
In this article, I will guide you through four (3) methods you can use to quickly and easily send audio files through Gmail.
Method 1 – Attach the audio files directly to the email
1 – Go to your Gmail inbox.
2 – Click the compose button to the right of the page.
3 – Give the email a subject, add your recipient(s) email address, and type out a message.
4 – Click the attachment icon at the bottom of the compose box.
5 – In the file explorer, select the audio files and click upload
6 – Click the send button
Note! If the size of the audio files exceeds 25 MB, they will be uploaded to google drive and sent to your recipient as a link.
Method 2 – Upload The audio files to Google Drive and Attach Them to the Email
1 – Go to drive.google.com.
2 – Click the new button to the right of the page.
3 – Select “new folder” from the menu.
4 – Give the folder a name, then click the create button.
5 – Open the newly created folder.
6 – Click the new button again.
7 – Select file upload from the dropdown menu.
8 – Select your audio files and click upload.
9 – Return to Gmail and compose an email.
10 – Click on the “insert files using drive” icon.
11 – In the Google Drive popup, open the folder containing your audio files, select the audio files you wish to send then click the insert button.
12 – Enter your recipient(s) email address, give the email a subject, and send the email.
Method 3 – Use a Cloud-based File transfer service
Email Audio Files Using Wetransfer.com
1 – Go to wetransfer.com and accept the terms and conditions
2 – Click the upload files button.
3 – Select the audio files you wish to send from your file explorer and click the upload button.
4 – Fill out the transfer form by entering the following: your recipient’s Gmail email address in the To field, your email address in the “from” field, the subject of the email in the title field, and an optional message.
6 – Click transfer to send your audio files
Email audio files using sendbig
1 – Go to sendbig.com.
2 – Click the add files or folder icon at the top of the form
3 – Select the audio files you wish to send, then click the upload button.
4 – Enter your Gmail email address in the “from” field and your recipient’s email address in the “to” field
5 – Enter an optional email message and click the send icon