Hide attach file button in SharePoint

This SharePoint customization tutorial, we will discuss how to hide the default attach file button from SharePoint list ribbon. By using the out of box approach we can disable the Attach File button from the ribbon in SharePoint list.

The same way we can hide or disable the attach file option in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013/2016. There are two ways of doing this: one from GUI and other from PowerShell. Here we will see how we can do this from the browser (GUI) itself.

SharePoint hide attach file

Open your SharePoint Online list and click on New Item. Verify that attachment is enabled. In the SharePoint list Newform, Editform or Dispform, you can see the Attach File option like below:

sharepoint hide attach file

From the SharePoint list ribbon, click on List tab and click on List Settings.

sharepoint 2013 hide attach file

Now, Click on Advanced Settings.

sharepoint online hide attach file

Scroll down and look for attachments. Select Disabled and click OK.

sharepoint 2016 hide attach file

Click New item to verify and attachment option is gone from your SharePoint list.

sharepoint hide attach file

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This is the simplest and the out of box way to disable or hide Attach File button from the SharePoint list.