The quick answer is you cannot delete the attachment directly in Gmail, and You have to use a third-party IMAP utility to delete attachments from email. Gmail is the Top Email service provider service offered by Google. According to Statista, Gmail global users will grow around 4.6 Billion in the near future 2025.
What are attachments?
Attachments are the external files in different format such as JPEG,PDF,ZIP,RAR,PNG,MP4,MP3,MPEG etc..
How much does Google offer free space?
Generally, attachments are included in the mail. This attachment keeps eating the FREE STORAGE OFFERED BY Google. When you create a Gmail, you will have 15 GB of Free space shared across Google Photos, Google Drive, and Gmail.
Let’s see how to find larger files and delete attachments from Gmail Step by Step below.
STEP 1: How to clear more storage in Gmail by deleting larger attachments
In Search Box type -> attachmentlarger:5M and click Search. Replace 5 with any numbers you want.
STEP 2: Permanently Delete Emails in Spam Folder
In Search Box Type -> Spam
STEP 3: Move Photos & Videos to Trash
On your Computer go to photos.google.com -> Select the Unwanted Photos and Videos -> Delete it.
STEP 4: Remove Hidden Apps in Google Drive to clear more storage space.
Open Google Drive -> Open Settings ->Manage Apps
Still, if you need to get more storage space for you, select the Google Plans offering more storage space starting from $1.99/ month to $9.99/ Month.