How to Send Music to a Friend

By Meaghan Ellis

Music is big business on the Internet, from promoting and marketing to selling. You can also share music with your friends by email, uploading and hosting. Sending music over the Internet is easy.

Send Music via Email

Step 1

Access your email service provider's website in your Internet browser.

Step 2

Log into your email account.

Step 3

Click the "New" or "Compose" option at the top of your email account homepage. A blank email form will appear on your screen.

Step 4

Enter your friend's email address in the "To:" line, and click the "Attach" or "Attachment" tab at the top of the form.

Step 5

Locate the music files you want to send, and click "Open" in the pop-up window. The music files will be transferred to the email form.

Step 6

Allow the music files to load. Type the email you want to include with the music, and click the "Send" tab.

Send byy Uploading

Step 1

Access an on-line file uploading and/or hosting site in your Internet browser. (See Resources)

Step 2

Load the music you want to send into the site's uploading/hosting tool.

Step 3

Click the "Upload" action below the uploading/hosting tool, and allow the music file to be converted into a link.

Step 4

Highlight the newly created link for the uploaded music. Select the "Copy" action in the drop-down menu.

Step 5

Access your email account and create a new email. Right-click the blank region in the email form and select "Paste." The music link will appear in the email form. Then, send the email with the attached link.

Tips & Warnings

  • Most email service providers only allow users to send 25MB or less in one email. If your music file is much bigger, you may need to utilize the uploading action. (See Resources)