Thanks, Demo, but this doesn't help with the problem being described. Instead, the contents of the PDF are simply displayed in the body of the email.
There is no way to get to the "Open In" screen. I assume this is the same problem that the OP describes. Hey everyone! Thanks so much! I had heard about the tap and hold to pull up that option menu that was screenshotted, but it wasn't working for me which is why I asked. I went through and just rebooted my iPad and it works fine now. Not really sure what the problem was before, but it works now so I'm happy until something gets messed up again haha.
Nov 13, PM. I'm having a very similar problem. I'm trying to open a PDF attachment in my Gmail app. A software developer familiar with iOS thinks that it ought to use the iOS standard "Open," which may be what it's doing when it opens in a generic reader. But it doesn't give any other options.
The standard reader has an arrow icon that allows me to open the doc in Chrome or in Safari, but not in any of the apps I have that would normally read a PDF I have Acrobat, Goodreader, and a couple of others. I've got a workaround. I use Goodreader to access the Gmail server directly and download attachments. But it seems that an advanced system like iOS ought to do that sort of thing natively. Mar 27, PM.
Same problem here.. Apr 30, AM. Has there been a solution or explanation given by apple to this problem?
I've also tried rebooting my ipad but I still can't open my mail attachments. Why is this happening? May 24, AM.
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I've found the solution to the problem. Hope this helps! Jun 20, AM. Attachments always appear at the bottom of the email thread, not the top. So make sure you scroll down to the very bottom if you have a lengthy email. Jun 28, AM.
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Jul 11, AM. There's a work around that I use. On top, select to Forward the email to yourself, the forwarded one you should be to tap and hold, the option for save, print Hope it helps. Jan 15, PM. Question: Q: How can I save email attachments to my iPad? More Less. Communities Contact Support.
Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Ask a question. All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. User profile for user: Demo Demo. One is to open the app containing the file, then press and start dragging that file. Then, while still dragging, you can switch to the Mail app, and drop the file into the body of the email. You can also select several files at once, and drag them together. For more on dragging and dropping on the iPad, check out our dedicated how-to post. But what if you want to add attachments from multiple sources? Like, a photo from the Photos app, a few files from different folders in Dropbox, and maybe some sketches from the Notes app?
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I like to open up one of those apps, and then open the Mail app in slide over view. This way, Mail stays put in a floating window, and you can switch to all your other apps and drag files into mail as you go. Another neat trick is to use a shelf app like Yoink or Gladys to gather up files, and then drag them into Mail all at once. Shelf apps are apps that exist solely to gather files, and to present them in a slide-over or split-view window. The better ones integrate with the Files app, and the clipboard, and allow you to group files together. Mail has gotten a lot better in recent years, but email files seems so old-fashioned it almost feel like faxing.
I wish Apple would make it easier to share files in iCloud Drive, and to share whole iCloud folders like you can with Dropbox. Until then, Dropbox actually integrates very well with iOS and the Files app, so you can just user that. Trump admits his tariffs could give Samsung an advantage over Apple. HyperDrive 9-in-1 multi-port hub is surprisingly slender [Review].