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Easily Identify Attachment Types in Gmail by Replacing Paper Clip Icon

Most often, we receive lot of email messages with attachments like photos, documents, PDF files and so on. In Gmail, usually a paper clip icon indicates an attachment and there is no other way to identify the attachment type without opening the mail. However, if you are a Chrome user here is a simple solution to identify attachment type without opening the mail.

Attachment Icons for Gmail is a simple Chrome extension that can replace the paper clip icon by the kind of attachment an email has in Gmail, so you can easily know what kind of attachment an email has directly from your inbox.

Attachment Icons for Gmail can be installed from Chrome Web store. After installation, restart your browser.

This extension can fix the issue picture not being displayed in Gmail. Icons should now work in email headers as well (next to the date on the right) and in case of multiple attachments, the icon of the last attached file will be displayed.


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