4 must-know tips for sending an email with the Mail app for iPhone and iPad

You might know how to send an email in the Mail app for iPhone and iPad, but do you know how to send photos and other attachment? Don't worry, we've got you covered!

How to insert a photo or video into an email in the Mail app for iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the Mail app from your iPhone or iPad's Home screen or app drawer.
  2. Tap on the Compose button in the bottom right corner.
  3. Tap and type in the sender info, subject, and body fields just as you would for a normal email.

    Launch Mail app, tap the compose button, fill out sender info.

  4. Double-tap where you'd like to insert the image. A menu will appear.
  5. Tap the arrow to the right of the menu to view more options.
  6. Tap Insert Photo or Video. You'll be taken to your Photos so you can select the image you'd like to insert.

    Double tap where you would like to insert the image, tap the arrow that pops up, pick the photo or video you would like to insert.

  7. Tap the photo or video you'd like to insert. You'll see a Preview of the image.
  8. Tap on Choose to confirm it's the right one. The image will be automatically inserted into the email.
  9. Tap the Send button in the upper right corner once you've finished writing your email.

    Find your photo and select it, tap on choose to confirm, hit send when you are done your email.

How to add an attachment in the Mail app for iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the Mail app from your iPhone or iPad's Home screen or app drawer.
  2. Tap on the Compose button in the bottom right corner.
  3. Tap and type in the sender info, subject, and body fields just as you would for a normal email.

    Open Mail, select new mail, enter sender

  4. Double-tap where you'd like to insert the attachment. A menu will appear.
  5. Tap the arrow to the right of the pop-up menu to view more options.
  6. Tap the arrow again.
  7. Tap Add Attachment.

    Finding the Attachment feature in the Mail app on iOS

  8. Tap on the folder you would like to choose your attachment from.
  9. Tap on the attachment you would like to send. Your attachment will be automatically added to your email.

    Selecting a file to attach in the Mail app on iOS

After the file is added to your email, you can finish your message and send it away.

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