Steps to hide SharePoint list item attach file button in SharePoint online

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Here we will discuss how we can hide the default attach file option in SharePoint list in SharePoint online. This applies to SharePoint Online, SharePoint 2016/2013 and SharePoint 2010 also. 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).

So lets get started 🙂

1. Open your SharePoint online list and click on New Item. Verify that attachment is enabled. You can see the attachment button like below:

hide attach file button
hide attach file button

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


hide attach file button sharepoint
hide attach file button sharepoint

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3. Now, Click on Advanced Settings.

hide attach file button sharepoint 2013
hide attach file button sharepoint 2013

4. Scroll down and look for attachments.
5. Select Disabled and Click OK.

hide attach file button sharepoint 2016
hide attach file button sharepoint 2016

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

hide attach file button sharepoint online
hide attach file button sharepoint online

Very straight forward steps. Hope it helps 🙂

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About Rahul Dagar

I am a Microsoft Certified IT Professional with 5+ years of Experience on SharePoint Technologies . Working on SharePoint online, SharePoint 2016,SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007 Implementation and administration and deployed several projects.

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