Share files by email

You can easily share files with your contacts by email directly from the file manager.

Before you begin, make sure Evolution or Geary is installed on your computer, and your email account is configured.

To share a file by email:

  1. Open the Files application from the Activities overview.

  2. Locate the file you want to transfer.

  3. Right-click the file and select Send to…. An email compose window will appear with the file attached.

  4. Click To to choose a contact, or enter an email address where you want to send the file. Fill in the Subject and the body of the message as required and click Send.

You can send multiple files at once. Select multiple files by holding down Ctrl while clicking the files, then right-click any selected file.