Work with email attachments on iPhone
In the Mail app , preview, save, open, and annotate email attachments.
Preview an attachment
Touch and hold an attachment to preview it and see a list of actions you can perform.
Save a photo or video attachment to Photos
Touch and hold the photo or video, then tap Add to Photos.
Open an attachment with another app
Touch and hold the attachment until a menu appears.
Tap , then choose the app you want to use to open the attachment.
Note: Some attachments automatically show a banner with buttons you can use to open other apps.
See emails with attachments
In a mailbox, tap to turn on filtering.
Tap “Filtered by,” then turn on “Only Mail with Attachments.”
You can also use the Attachments mailbox, which shows emails with attachments from all accounts. To view it, tap Mailboxes at the top left, tap Edit above the Mailboxes list, then select Attachments.
Send large attachments
Mail Drop is an iCloud feature you can use to send files exceeding the maximum size allowed by your email account.
To use Mail Drop, tap Send when you’re ready to send an email with large attachments, then follow the onscreen instructions.
Mail must be turned on in Settings > [your name] > iCloud. See the Apple Support article Mail Drop limits.
To learn how to send any attachment, see Add attachments to an email on iPhone.