Today there is no person who does not need to use the email application for activities of their common life, so the various servers they focus on continuously improving the user interfaceallowing them to enjoy this increasingly simple messaging format.
Attaching a file in an email is one of the simplest and most useful actions, as it allows us share information, documents, applications, images and more. If you still don’t know how to get it from Apple devices, keep reading and we’ll walk you through it step by step.
How do I send photos, videos, or documents with your iPhone or Mac email?
Apple Mail is one of the most competitive applications in the field of email, with it you can make simple settings, such as changing the sound of Mail notifications to share files of different sizes and formats, all through your iCloud.com account. Setting up this account is synonymous with creating an Apple ID and is essential to reaping the benefits of the brand’s services.
As soon as you set up your device, you will need to create your user on the platform, using the “Click Create a free Apple ID” button on your iPhone or from your Mac system preferences. Remember that, necessarily to access Apple Mail featuresyou must sign in to your iCloud account.
How do I add attachments to an email from an Apple device?
If you are not yet a very skilled user of Apple Mail, you may not know that it is entirely possible to delete emails from macOS Mail on Mac without opening them, or you may not be clear about the process of attaching files in an email, to share them with another recipient. We tell you that with simple steps you can send mail with content in different formatsboth from a macOS computer and from an iPhone, and now we explain how:
From a Mac computer
When you are in the desktop version of your Mail in iCloud.com and you want, in addition to a text message, to add files to share electronically, all you need to do is:
- Start composing a new messageby clicking on the top left symbol in the shape of a pencil and paper, depending on your preference, add the recipient, subject and message.
- Go to the upper right corner of the mail window, to select the clip-like symbol corresponding to attach.
- One will open browse window to your Macin which you will navigate to the location of it or the files you want to share.
- There you select and click on “Select file”, This starts the automatic upload to the mail.
On an iOS mobile device
Let’s start by remembering that if you’re not yet a part of Apple users and you’ve always been interested, you can get one iPhone from the Apple online store, after you purchase the device, you can begin to adapt to its interface through daily use and guides like this. For example, being the case that you need to attach a file by email from your mobileyou should know that it varies a bit with respect to the Mac:
- From the open keyboard in the body of the message you are typing, press twice in a row to bring up the available format bar.
- Locate the button “Add attachment“.
- Next, you must choose the type of file to attach, document, photo or video saved, take a photo, video, capture or drawing at the time to attach it.
What steps should you take to attach a file to a Mac email from Options?
There are several functions you can give your email, such as returning a message to the sender in Mac OS Mail, Including or excluding original attachments in one or all replies, attaching files at the end of email messages, and even attach an email received as an attachment.
Whatever the case, the first option you have to share this type of content is through the procedure we just explained, but it’s not the only one, go ahead and tell you a more direct route.
Attach a file just by dragging it
Now, you need to know that an even easier and faster way to upload a file to an email, and it’s from the Finder window, when you find the file you want to attach, even if you don’t have iCloud email open, just drag the file icon to the email icon in the Dock.
The system intelligently understands that you must start the mail program, create a new mail, and attach the file you dragged. All you have to do is fill in the missing fields so that you can send the email in a matter of seconds.
What is the size limit for a file to attach to an iPhone or Mac email?
Now, you’re probably wondering if I can send files of any size? No problem with the number of files you share ?, And the truth is that no, only that, by default, the files take up storage in iCloud Mail when they are less than 25 MB.
If the total number of files you want to send in an email exceeds this measure, automatically the Mail Drop function will be activatedbringing your limit to 5GB of cloud storage, and is perfectly applicable to all Apple devices.