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New file attachement from in OneDrive

  • 20 January 2023
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Please I need your assistance, I am trying to create my first Zap.

The trigger is a "New file" in OneDrive

Then an email with the "New file" attached will be sent to a particular email address.

That's it, but after I created the Triger, I can't add the step for attaching the "New file" to the email sent.

The Automation is working, but the "New file" is not attached.

Please how can I resolve this?


Thanks allot.


Best answer by Troy Tessalone 24 January 2023, 18:34

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Hello @Cilus! Welcome to the Community! 🙂

There should be a “Include File Object?” option on the settings for the New File (OneDrive) trigger. You’ll need to have that option selected.

With that option selected, it should then output a file object that you can select as an attachment in your Send Email action. You can learn more about how to send files in Zaps here: Send files in Zaps

Want to give that a go and let us know how you get on? We’ll be keeping an eye out for your reply!

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@SamB Thanks allot, I have tried to implement that, it sends an empty mail with a text to the email address.

I want it to attached the new file that triger the zap from the OneDrive.

That exact file should be the attached file, and not that I have to select a file from OneDrive.

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Hi @Cilus 

Good question.

In order for us to have full context, please post detailed screenshots with how your Zap steps are configured, thanks.

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@Troy Tessalone Thank you very much for your response…
Those are the Screen shots on the steps of my Zap.


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The Attachments field expects a file url or a file object:

You have the File Name mapped.


Map the File variable instead.


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@Troy Tessalone Thank you so much Sir…

It’s working perfectly now.

Thank you So much, I really appreciate.