Sending an email with an attachment

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

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Learn how you can attach pictures, videos, etc. to emails when sending an email with your device. By attaching files to your email, you can share photos by email to your contacts.

  1. Step 1/17

    From the Home screen, tap Mail.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  2. Step 2/17

    Tap the Compose icon.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  3. Step 3/17

    Enter a contact's name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/17

    Select the contact.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  5. Step 5/17

    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  6. Step 6/17

    Enter a subject.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 7/17

    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  8. Step 8/17

    Compose your message.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  9. Step 9/17

    Tap the Arrow icon.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  10. Step 10/17

    Tap the Photos icon.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're selecting an image file. You can choose other types of attachments to send with an email, but steps may vary slightly based on what type of file you choose.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  11. Step 11/17

    Tap All Photos.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  12. Step 12/17

    Tap Albums.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  13. Step 13/17

    Select an album.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  14. Step 14/17

    Select a photo.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  15. Step 15/17

    Tap Choose.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  16. Step 16/17

    Tap the Send icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Step 17 of 17:

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