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When you're using Microsoft Planner and you want to add attachments to a task, there's no need to look through your folders, servers, or cloud storage to find your file. Suggested attachments is a feature that can help you find your file quickly, by showing you a list of task-related files to choose from. 

Note: The suggested attachments feature is currently available in Planner for the web.

  1. Open Planner for the web from

  2. Select a plan from your list of Pinned or Recent plans in the Planner hub.

  3. Open a task.

  4. Scroll down to the Suggested attachments section.

  5. Select Add next to the file you want to attach. 

Files in a Planner task that are suggested attachments.

Tip: Hover your cursor to the right of the file name, and then select the three dots (...) that appear to open the file or copy a shareable link. 

See also

Attach files, photos, or links to a task

Set a preview picture for a task

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