How to send email attachments on iPhone

Want to connect a picture, video, PDF, Pages doc or different file to an email in Mail on iPhone? Don’t fear, it is easy.

(We connect the file to the email itself, which is just appropriate for small or medium files. If you need to send 1 thing actually massive, you want the recommendation in our article How to send giant paperwork & files from an iPad or iPhone .)

Open Mail and open or create your email message. If it is a utterly new message, faucet the ‘pen in a sq.’ icon on the backside proper of the display screen; however, more typically, open another person’s email and faucet the reply icon (an arrow that bends to the left) and reply once more.

You can connect the file to the composition of the email at any time; as soon as added, you possibly can proceed typing or simply send it as is.

When you read to connect a file, you lengthy faucet within the physique of your email (a traditional faucet that takes just a little longer, do not press more durable to activate 3D Touch). Double-tapping additionally works. Either manner, you need to see a black ribbon menu that begins with ‘Select’.

Tap the fitting arrow on the finish of the ribbon to see more choices. (You can faucet the fitting arrow once more to see more, however, we’ll work with the second web page of choices.)

If you’re emailing a photo or video saved within the Photos app, choose the primary seen choice now: Insert picture or video. This will take you to your Photos folder and you’ll choose a file to connect there. Open the proper file after which faucet Choose on the backside proper, and it’ll seem within the physique of your email.

If you need to connect a distinct form of file or a photo saved elsewhere, choose the more basic Add Attachment command. From right here, you possibly can select from current files or browse files saved in iCloud, in your apps (like Pages) or in a variety of third-party providers, like DropBox.

How to take away an attachment out of your email

Once you connect it, the file will largely behave like some other component of an email. If you place the textual content cursor to the fitting of it after which faucet on backspace, it is going to be eliminated. (If you do that by accident, keep in mind that you could shake your iPhone after which choose Undo.)