Sending an email with an attachment

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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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 1/16

    From the Home screen, tap Mail.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  2. Step 2/16

    Tap the Compose icon.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  3. Step 3/16

    Enter a contact's name.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  4. Step 4/16

    Select the contact.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 5/16

    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  6. Step 6/16

    Enter a subject.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 7/16

    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  8. Step 8/16

    Compose your message.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  9. Step 9/16

    Touch and hold the Message field.

    The indicator is in the center.
  10. Step 10/16

    Tap the Arrow icon.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  11. Step 11/16

    Tap Insert Photo or Video.

    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 in the center.
  12. Step 12/16

    Select an album.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  13. Step 13/16

    Select a photo.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  14. Step 14/16

    Tap Choose.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  15. Step 15/16

    Tap Send.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Step 16 of 16:

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