How to Disable Attachments in SharePoint List?

Requirement: Disable Attachment in SharePoint List

How to Disable Attachments in SharePoint List?

If you want to disable attachments for a SharePoint list for whatever reason, head on to

  • List Settings >> Advanced 
  • Choose “Disabled” under Attachments section! That’s it!
disable attachment in SharePoint List

To make this change programmatically, set SPList.EnableAttachments = false.

Its possible to hide attachment link using JavaScript or jQuery. We can also use “SPSecurityTrimmed” control using SharePoint designer. Refer: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/d6dc1621-4265-4c4b-8ac8-3c83eefb674c/how-to-disable-or-hide-the-attachment-upload-on-a-lists-new-form

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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