Delete a File Attachment From a Sheet

Applies to

  • Pro
  • Business
  • Enterprise


Who can use this capability

Owners, Admins, and Editors on a sheet can add, version, or delete attachments. Anyone with access to the sheet can view and download attachments. You can send an attachment in an email to anyone with a valid email address.
System Admins for Enterprise ccounts can disable any file attachment options. (See Manage Global Account Settings.)

If a file attached to your sheet is no longer relevant to your work in Smartsheet, you can remove it. Use the steps in this article to delete one or more files from a sheet.

When you delete a file from Smartsheet, it is completely removed — this action cannot be undone.

If you want to delete an attachment that is used in a comment, you'll need to delete it from the Comments pane. For more information, see Delete a File Attached to a Comment.

Delete a single file

  1. In the sheet, click the Attachments icon in the right panel.
  2. Hover over the attachment that you'd like to delete and click the Menu icon > Delete File.

    Delete attachment screenshot

Delete multiple files

  1. In the sheet, click the Attachments icon in the right panel.
  2. Check the boxes next to any attachments that you want to delete.

    check box for sheet attachment image
  3. Click Actions > Delete Files > Delete.