The little download box we all got used to no longer exists for these small files, nor does the secondary screen where the file would open and there was an option to send the file off to different apps such as GoodReader. How one is to send small files to another app is a mystery to me. The rep indicated you just hold your finger down on the file display inside the email and a "send" menu should come up, but it doesn't work that way for me.

Apple seems to specialize in removing functionality from iOS products these days. The maps app, the contacts search how do i save an email to a file on my ipad now also searches the notes field returning way too many names, and now this blooper. My next tablet and phone won't be from Apple, that is clear. More Less.

 

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Not sure about other types. Just spent a frustrating few hours with Apple support on this issue. Too bad they don't know their own product. I went through the usual routine of reboot, delete mail account, reset settings, etc.

how do i save an email to a file on my ipad

He didn't know what was up either, but after a long time he confirmed that this is the new functionality. The support rep seems to think this was a change in 6. If the file is small, not too complex, and the mail reader app can decode it, then the file displays its contents directly in the email.

Feb 06,  · Use these steps to make a copy of your file and save it directly to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch: Go to the file that you want to store on your device. Tap the file and choose Move. Under On My [device], choose Numbers, Keynote, or Pages. Tap Copy. Oct 19,  · Launch Mail from your Home screen. Tap the email that contains the attachment. Hard press on the attachment to bring up the Share sheet. If you don't have a device with 3D Touch, then long press on the attachment. Tap the share sheet button on the bottom left of the page. It's a square with an upward arrow. Tap on Save to 1abgowel.cfs: Jan 15,  · All replies. You can tap on that Arrow icon in order to get the Open In window. if the attachment is in the body of the email you should be able to tap and hold down on it and still get an Open In option with all of the compatible apps that can open that file type.


Feb 06,  · Use these steps to make a copy of your file and save it directly to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch: Go to the file that you want to store on your device. Tap the file and choose Move. Under On My [device], choose Numbers, Keynote, or Pages. Tap Copy. Jan 15,  · All replies. You can tap on that Arrow icon in order to get the Open In window. if the attachment is in the body of the email you should be able to tap and hold down on it and still get an Open In option with all of the compatible apps that can open that file type. Oct 19,  · Launch Mail from your Home screen. Tap the email that contains the attachment. Hard press on the attachment to bring up the Share sheet. If you don't have a device with 3D Touch, then long press on the attachment. Tap the share sheet button on the bottom left of the page. It's a square with an upward arrow. Tap on Save to 1abgowel.cfs:

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