How To Save Attachments From Outlook To SharePoint List

This article shows how to save office outlook emails attachments to SharePoint List. In this article I am going to save attachment received in Outlook to SharePoint List.

In this article, I am going to show how we can save an attachment received in Outlook to a SharePoint List.

First, we need to choose the template as shown below. From Templates, select "Once an Outlook email is received save it to SharePoint".

How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List 

Now, the first step is to select Action => when an email arrives. In this action, we can select the folder in the email; it could be Inbox, as I have selected, or any other personal folder in the email.

How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List

Also, we have to fill in the parameters as shown below.

How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List 

In the above screenshot, we can see many parameters. One of them is Subject Filter – I have written a monthly report which means that any email to gopalnayak@abc.onmicrosoft.com with the subject containing words "Monthly report" will save the attachment in the SharePoint list.

Then, as shown below, add an "Apply to each" action. This action loops for every attachment in the email.

How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List 

After that, inside the loop, add "Create SharePoint List item" action, select site address and List name to create an item, also provide the title to the List Item. I have provided "Concatenation of subject and Attachment Id" as the title of the item.

How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List

Once the item is created, we need to add the attachment to the SharePoint list item. Choose the action, "Add attachment," from the list of actions. Below is the screenshot.

How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List 

I made a test run. 

Here, we can see that attachments are now saved in the SharePoint list.

 How To Save Attachments From Office Outlook To SharePoint List