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So you think you know how to use the Mail app? But do you know how to send photos or attachments on iPhone and iPad? Don't worry, it's actually easier than you might think. Just follow these steps.

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

Trying to send photos or attachments on iPhone and iPad can be tricky if you've never done it before. Fortunately, once you know what to do, it's a pretty straightforward process. Follow these steps:

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  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. Type in the sender info, subject, and body fields just as you would for a normal email.

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  4. Tap in body. A menu will appear.
  5. Choose the Photo icon.
  6. Select the photo or video you'd like to insert. You'll see a preview of the image.
  7. Tap the Send button in the upper right corner once you've finished writing your email.

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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.

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  4. Tap in the body. A menu will appear.
  5. Choose the Attachment icon.
  6. Select the file you wish to send. You'll see a preview of the image.
  7. Tap the Send button in the upper right corner once you've finished writing your email.

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Congratulations! You can now send photos or attachments on iPhone and iPad without using a Mac or a laptop. You're one step closer to mastering Mail.

Any questions?

Still have questions about how to send photos or attachments on your iPhone or iPad? Let us know below.

Updated October 2020: Updated for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.

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