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Ipad - Forward AOL mail with attachments

by Marlernie / August 3, 2012 10:13 AM PDT

Whenever I forward mail with pics or file attachments thru AOL, the receiver never gets the attachments. What am I doing wrong

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Maybe nothing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 3, 2012 10:32 AM PDT

AOL is their own world. If you are using their web mail interface you'll have to ask AOL about this.
Bob

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Clarify
by shoopt / August 5, 2012 6:47 PM PDT

From which device you are forwarding the mails, computer or mobile device. If from mobile device then from which application...??

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Ipad - Forward AOL mail with attachments
by Marlernie / August 5, 2012 11:08 PM PDT
In reply to: Clarify

I am forwarding the mail with the IPad, using the AOL mail service.

I can forward ok thru the computor, all attachments go with that forward, its the IPad I'm having problems with. I can't ask AOL, because I am using their FREE email service

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Re: AOL mail
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 5, 2012 11:57 PM PDT

Who wrote the app you use? Did you ask their support?

Kees

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Add attachments manually
by shoopt / August 6, 2012 6:56 PM PDT

I have faced the same problem with Gmail account on my Android phone once, while forwarding some documents via the mail application.
I found that the app can't forward the attachments while forwarding the mail, so the solution I figured out was to save the file over my phone memory and further compose a new mail and manually add attachments.

Try it, this will definitely work for you.

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No option to attach on m or t aol
by 1Chris / October 9, 2012 5:27 AM PDT

I've been trying to do the same thing on an android tablet. Either maol or taol comes up and there seems to be no option to attach anything. How are you doing it?

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Ipad - Forward AOL mail with attachments
by Marlernie / August 7, 2012 5:54 AM PDT

think I found the answer. Instead of going to AOL through the app, i go to mail by the Ipad mail icon. Had to copy in all my email contacts to this application, but the attachments are staying with the mail when I forward. I guess it just did not like the AOL app.

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