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Emailing pdf to iPad Mini

by volvogirl / December 27, 2012 7:07 AM PST

I've been emailing pdf manuals from my desktop outlook express email to my aol email account so I can have them in iBooks on my new Mini. When I get the email pdf it lets me open it in iBooks. But I have a 1 page pdf I made and when I click on the download arrow it doesn't open it the same way as the manuals. It just opens it in the body of the email and won't let me save it in iBooks. It's a lost dog pdf I made just in case.

It worked ok when I sent them all to my iPad2.

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My bet is it's a mail setting on the iPad.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 27, 2012 7:11 AM PST

However why email them? Did you try DropBox?

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This is likely an issue w/ iOS 6
by Pepe7 / January 3, 2013 1:04 PM PST

In addition to Bob's suggestion of dropbox, you might try installing Adobe Reader on your iPad mini. See if it lets you open that directly from the visible attachment.

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