If you are sending an email then I am sure that you are using either Microsoft outlook or web based email services such as Gmail, yahoo to send it. Or maybe you have your email with a domain name such as firstname.lastname@example.org and you are using an email client software or web based email app from that domain to send the email.
Here I will show you how to send email directly from your Google drive account using an app called “cloud drive to mail”. You have to have a goggle account for that. What you need to do is to connect the app to your Google drive account. When you do so then you can select any file which you want to email. No need to download it to your computer and attach to your Gmail account or yahoo or any other email client software.
1. Go to Google drive and log into using your Google account.
2. Click on “Gear icon”.
3. Click on “settings”.
4. Click on “Managing apps” and then on “Connect more apps”.
5. Type “cloud drive to mail” and search the app.
6. Click on “Connect” button to connect the app to the Google drive account.
7. Click on “OK” button.
Now the app is connected to your Google drive account and you are now ready to send email directly from your Google drive account.
8. Right click on any document and select “Open with” and click on “Cloud drive to mail”.
9. Enter the email address, subject for the email.
10. Type some text in the body of the email.
11. Click on “Login & Authorize” button.
12. Click on “Accept” button
13. Now your window should look as below, with subject, email address, attached document, text in the body.
14. Click on “Send Mail” button to send the email.
15. Click on “OK” button.
16. Click on “Continue” for authorization.
17. Click on “Accept” to allow the permission to the app to send the email.
Now you will see that the email has been sent. It informs you that you have 99 emails left to send for the day. Basically you are getting 100 email a day to send.
Also you shouldn’t refresh the page as the email will be send twice.
18. Just close the window.
Note: – All the authorization and permission process has to be done once only. Next time when you are sending an email just select and open with Cloud drive to mail and enter the email address and click on send button.