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Emails with attachments are getting queued by Gmail app

I am facing this issue with the Gmail app, where the emails without attachments are going through, but the one where I attach something like a pic stored on the mobile, the email gets stuck in the ...
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Can't open PDFs (and other files) from WhatsApp

I'm using a Xiaomi MI 9 SE phone (Android v11, MIUI Global v12.5.1). For quite a long time now, I've had the problem of not being able to open PDF files attached to WhatsApp messages I receive. When I ...
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Gmail emails with images get stuck in outbox for 1-2 days

Android 11; Samsung Galaxy A20; Gmail app (fully updated): When I send an email that has an image, the email gets stuck in the Gmail outbox folder (status = Queued) for a day or two before eventually ...
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Google Gmail on Android 12 now only share e-mail attachments with WhatsApp

A short while ago, on my Motorola cell phone, when I opened up an e-mail attachment I could select which app I would use to share the file/photo with. I was used to share through WhatsApp, but ...
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Sending messages to iPhone with File attachment

I just switched phones and carrier, going from a Huawei P20 to a Samsung S20 FE 5G. I used to be able to easily send PDFs and other files via MMS (as long as the file didn't exceed a certain size). ...
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Save Gmail attachment to different Gdrive

I have a personal Gmail (Google) account created some years back for my Android phone. Recently I have been given access to a new Gmail account by my employer. When I open the Gmail or Gdrive apps ...
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Open attachment that contains forwarded email (MIME type message/rfc822)

When I forward an email with Mutt from my laptop, Mutt adds the forwarded email as an attachment with MIME type "message/rfc822". Unfortunately, Android's stock email client "com....
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Document file names automatically change during Share

I'm using a Huawei Y7 Android 8.1.0. Everytime I select share for a PDF or DOCX file and select whatsapp or viber, the file gets renamed to a longer file name. In Whatsapp it shows 'NULL' in the ...
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Attachments disappearing from sent mail

I'm having an issue with sending attachments from Gmail on android. Whenever I send an attachment, it disappears from the message and is not delivered. Visiting Gmail through web interface confirms ...
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Hide files from WhatsApp's possible attachments

I have a problem. I have some files in my android phone which I don't want to be shown on WhatsApp attachment possibilities. I created the .nomedia file inside the directory where the files are but ...
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Samsung s7edge- can't open attachments on emails

I'm having recent trouble opening up PDf and other types of files on my S7. It was never an issue. I've tried freeing some storage, cleaning out the cache, and also one suggestion was to go into ...
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Firefox Android adding random strings to attached file names

Firefox Android is adding 'tmp_random number-' in prefix and '-random number' in suffix of the file name I attached to any website. I have tried Gmail and a number of website but it's changing my ...
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Send pdf file as attachment to text message

Maybe this is a naive question, but I was wondering if I could attach a pdf file to a text message. I have a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua running on Android 5.0.
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unable to launch Google calendar ics file attachment

I received an gmail from my sons baseball coach with a Google calendar ics attachment file for the seasons schedule. When I click on the attachment in the email while on my Alcatel onetouch FierceXL ...
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Galaxy tablet requires restart to download attachments

I have a Galaxy Tab A (SM-T550) running Android 5.0.2 that only downloads files from emails (in Gmail) if I restart it — after I have downloaded a file, I have to restart it for a second ...
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Where is my Outlook attachment downloaded?

I use the Outlook app on my Android phone and I received an attachment in one of my emails. I downloaded it and it automatically opened with another app so I can read it. Now I want to retrieve it ...
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Add a screenshot as attachment in Gmail android 5

How can I use a screenshot as an attachment in android 5? I really don't get why this is so hard, I can only select files from my drive. To find the screenshot I had to go to Photos -> menu -> device ...
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Android Gmail app - can't download some attachments - Nexus 5 [duplicate]

The problem is that I can download some attachments, but some not. I usually cannot download zip attachments that are forwarded to me. I cleared cache and data of the Download Manager, but that didn't ...
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Unable to send attachment from Gmail using browser

I want to send PDF, and DOC file using Gmail on Sony Xperia. But there is no option to add attachment on Google Chrome, Firefox or Dolphin. Also, when I open Gmail on stock browser with desktop ...
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Unable to send attachment, but there is no email?

Since I have updated my Nexus4 to Lollipop this error appears in the notification bar : "Unable to send attachment : object". If I tap this error it links me to the sending email and display that ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 default email attachment location

How can I change the default location on my Samsung Galaxy tab 4 for email attachments? When I download, say, a picture attachment it automatically sends it to internal device storage. I want to send ...
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Mail app and exchange server

I am using Moto G and accessing my office mail on native Mail app synced with MS Exchange Server. Whenever I am forwarding a mail, the app downloads the entire attachments and the mail is only sent ...
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Unable to upload attachments in the yahoo mail

I am currently using the Xiaomi Redmi 1S device with Android 4.3 operating system.I log-in through yahoo in my mi browser and try to attach an image.The problem comes in attaching an image under the ...
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How can I view all of my attachments from gmail?

When I search in Gmail app for files that were attached to emails, Gmail can't find them. Is there a way to see all of my attachments from Gmail? 3rd-party apps would be acceptable too.
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Cannot upload arbitrary files using Chrome

Using for the first time latest Chrome (v30.x) on Android 4.0.4 ICS on a 1st Gen. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. To my huge surprise am not able to upload any files other than images or camera videos?...
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Download manager with support of password protected sites and Content-Disposition: attachment

I've already tried almost 10 most rated download managers and browsers (including latest Chrome and Dolphin) to download content from a password protected site. Neither one works. The site serves the ...
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Text disappears when attachments are downloaded

Using AG&G Yahoo Mail on HTC EVO. When I open mail there is message text which I can read. When attachments finish downloading the message text disappears never to be seen again. I can read ...
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Change attachment download folder

I use the builtin mail app to access a Exchange mail account. I have set it to download all attachments automatically, and it puts them in the Downloads folder. There is only an option to choose ...
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viewing Tiff attachments in Gmail

I'm running the latest Gmail app 4.3.1 on a Galaxy Note 2. There seems to be a bug when receiving email containing tiff attachment (fax documents in my case). The tiff images are shown as preview ...
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How to edit doc from mail attachment in drive?

I have an email with a .doc or .xls attachment and I wanted to copy some text from it. JB 4.2 opens it by default with the "document viewer app", which doesn't allow copy/paste. I tried downloading ...
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I can't send a picture attachment within a text message - using NET10 (Motorola ATRIX 2) [closed]

I can't send a picture attachment within a text message - using NET10 (Motorola ATRIX 2) - have only had the service for a month and this is the first time I've tried sending a picture
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No common file attachments using Android 4.2.2

I can't seem to attach a simple Word or Excel file using Gmail, Hotmail or a local email client. This is when using the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Dolphin browser. Being in China for half ...
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Photos Look "Washed Out" when attached

I have Galaxy sIII and now when I attach photos, regardless if I do so by txt, Facebook or email, though they look wonderful on my android phone, once sent they look terrible, washed out, bland and so ...
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GMail attachment download does not complete

I am using Jelly Bean on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. I have been trying to download an attachment from the GMail app. All I see is a progress bar which shows 0% progress and an icon added in the ...
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Saving a photo attached in text message

I have a Galaxy S2, running Android 4.0.3 I can open a photo attached to a text message. How can I save the photo (not the message)?
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Increase maximum outgoing attachment size

I'm looking for a way to increase the maximum attachment size for outgoing email in the default email app for Exchange / "corporate" email. e.g. I'm on local Wifi and it won't let me send a 9MB video,...
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How can I attach a file to an MMS message?

Can I attach files to an MMS message? I am looking for a way to attach files like doc, pdf, or zip and send them over MMS.
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What is the location of attachments that I download from the Gmail app?

I can't find where the files are saved after I download them from an email message. I'd be glad if you could direct me to the location.
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How can I download email attachments only when requested?

The default email application seems to be downloading email attachments when I try to read an email. I don't want to download attachment by default, it should on request. I should be able to read the ...
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How to save attachment from Gmail?

I've got two MP3 files from my friend via Gmail. How can I save them to my phone? There is only a Preview button...
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Is the Google GMail client able to download attachments for arbitrary file types?

I emailed myself an epub the other day and went to the GMail app (v 2.3.5) on my android phone to download it. While it showed me the attachment, I could not figure out how to download it. The email ...
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Upload a downloaded file

I downloaded a zip-file with the browser to my phone. Now I want to either upload it to a web site (form POST) or mail it as an attachment. In the stock browser (HTC Desire with Android 2.2) I can ...
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I can't send a picture attachment together with a text message any more ( Samsung Galaxy S). Any idea why?

I tried to send a text message - attaching a photo already on my phone ( the first time ) and attaching a picture taken at time of send ( the second time ). However, when I try to send this text ...
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