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How do I forward an email from Outlook to Trello that includes the attachment? Edited

I'm pretty sure there used to be a checkmark box on the Trello add-in for Outlook (https://help.trello.com/article/1075-outlook-add-in) where I could choose whether or not to include email attachments but I don't see the option anymore so I am losing files!! Please help.

In the past I have used the email-to-board feature:

  1. I read an email in Outlook and decide it needs to be sent to Trello.
  2. I forward the email to Trello. This creates a card in a designated list.
  3. I then open Trello and sort the card into the list the card belongs in.

But I want to reduce time spent reading emails and sorting cards by using the Trello add-in to create cards. With the Trello add-in there is one less step:

  1. I receive an email in Outlook and decide it needs to be sent to Trello.
  2. I create a card on Trello in the list the card belongs in.

When I use the Trello add-in to send my emails to Trello though, it does not include the attachment in the card. 

2 answers

I'm new and sure that others have a better answer, but I saved the email in a "saved email" file and then attached it as a file to the card.

 

Now sure if that helps....sounds like you are asking about an add-on I don't have

I never thought about saving the email in a "saved email" file. This is an interesting idea, but I'm looking to reduce the steps while holding on to the attachment.

Hi,

 

You can use Hipporello for this purpose. Hipporello creates a Trello card for each forwarded email. And You don't need to use outlook for further communication. You can send a reply directly from Trello card. Basically, it converts your Trello board to a shared inbox. 

 

Moreover, you can add build your forms and let your customers/external users create Trello card for each submitted form. 

 

Please check our website for more details

 

https://www.hipporello.com

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