How to Send a Video Through Email in Gmail?

How to Send a Video Through Email in Gmail?

Aside from sending regular emails with photos and documents, you can also send videos with it. Email providers like Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo offer various options to send videos through Email which most of the users are not aware about. 

In Gmail, if your video is less than 25MB you can just attach and send it like you normally do. But If the video is large in size, Gmail doesn’t support large video attachments and it will automatically convert your attachment into a Google Drive link. You can also send YouTube videos through Gmail.

In this article we discuss different ways on how to send a video through email in Gmail. Read on!

How to Send a Video Through Gmail Using Google Drive?

To send a video through Gmail using a Google Drive link:

1. Login to your Gmail account via mail.googe.com

2. Click on “Compose” to create new email

3. Click on the Google Drive icon at the bottom toolbar.

4. Select the video you want to send. You can also upload a video from your computer.

5. Click on “Attachment” if you wish to send the video as an attachment.

6. Click on “Drive Link” if you wish to send the video as a link.

6. Click on “Upload” and hit “Send”.

How to Send a Video Through Gmail as a File Attachment from the Computer? 

To send a video directly as a file attachment from your computer:

1. Login to your Gmail account

2. Compose a new email and click on the “Attach Files” icon.

3. Select the video and click on “Open”.

4. Finish your email and hit “Send”.

Send a YouTube Video Through Gmail

To send a YouTube video through Gmail:

1. Upload the video on YouTube (Here’s how you can upload YouTube videos) or select a YouTube video.

2. To Copy the video link: Right click on the video and click on “Copy link address”

2. Compose your email and insert the video link.

3. Hit “Send”.

Send Videos Through Gmail Using Boxysuite

Boxysuite is a native Gmail app for Mac that offers various productivity features including Inbox for Gmail, Google Contacts, Keep Notes and Calendar. Boxysuite makes sending videos through Gmail extremely easy and fast.  

You can send a video through Gmail via Boxysuite using two methods:

As a File Attachment 

For videos with size less than 25MB you can directly send them as a file attachment using Boxysuite. To send a video as a file attachment:

1. Open Boxysuite App

2. Compose your email

3. Click on “Attach Files” icon from the bottom toolbar

3. Attach the video file

4. Hit “Send”

As a Google Drive Link

For videos with size larger than 25MB you need to send them as a Google drive link. To do so:

1. Open Boxysuite App

2. Compose your email

3. Click on “Google Drive” icon from the bottom toolbar

4. Select the video from Google drive and Click on Insert

5. Hit “Send”

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