Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email How to Send an Attachment With Yahoo Mail Send pictures, documents, and other types of files up to 25 MB By Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated January 24, 2020 Email Yahoo! Mail Gmail Tweet Share Email You can attach essentially any type of file to an email message using Yahoo Mail. The maximum message size limit is 25 MB, so it's possible to send images, spreadsheets, PDFs, or any other file as long as it is under that size. Information in this article applies to the web versions of Yahoo Mail as well as the Yahoo Mail mobile app for Android and iOS. How to Attach a File in Yahoo Mail To attach one or more files to a message you are composing in Yahoo Mail: Start a new message, go to the toolbar at the bottom of the window, then select the paperclip icon. Select one of the options that appears: Attach files from computerShare files from cloud providersAdd photos from recent emailsInsert animated GIFs Locate and highlight the file you want to attach, then select Open. Finish composing your message and send the email. How to Send Large Attachments With Yahoo Mail For attachments exceeding 25 MB in size, Yahoo Mail suggests using Dropbox or another file-transfer service. Such services let you upload large files to a company's server, which provides a link for you to send to your recipient. The recipient downloads the file directly from the transfer service website. How to Send an Attachment With Yahoo Mail Basic To attach documents from your computer to an email using Yahoo Mail Basic: Start a new message and select Attach Files (it's located near the Subject field). Select Choose File. The Insert Picture dialog box opens. Locate and highlight the file you want to attach, then select Open. You can add up to five files this way. Select Attach Files. Finish composing your message and send the email. How to Send an Attachment With the Yahoo Mail App To attach files to messages you send using the Yahoo Mail app: Start a new message and choose the plus sign (+) that's located in the lower-right corner of the screen. Select the paperclip. A list of recent attachments appears. Tap the icons at the top of the screen to search for images stored in your cloud account or on your hard drive. Select the files you want to include, then choose Attach. Finish composing your message and send the email.