How do I save Microsoft Outlook email attachments to OneDrive without converting to text?

  • 17 January 2024
  • 5 replies

I am trying to save attachments to an outlook email to onedrive. Keep coming up with the same problem where the document is save as a text.


I have read other posts which say to choose Attachments in the *File (required) section but i dont get that choice. Get the same problem when I try to auto sync new documents from Dropbox to Onedrive.





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Userlevel 7
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Hi @bsavellis 

Try mapping this variable:


Thanks for offering your assistance. This is not however working. Could Microsoft be blocking the transfer of the file?

Userlevel 7
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These are temp files that expire after about an hour.

You may need to refresh the Zap trigger example record you are using to test to get fresh data.


Hello, i do have the same issue. The dropdown list does not show “Attachment” and my files are saved as txt.

Please help

Userlevel 7
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Hi @Fede Axialent,

Before we dig deeper into this, would you mind sharing a detailed screenshot of how your Zap is configured? Also, please share the “Action” section of your action step that shows all of its fields. Like so:

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Please don't include personal information in the screenshot, or be sure blur out any personal information.