One of the biggest gripes about the Mail app on iOS has always been the inability to attach a photo or video from within the app.
Previously, once you began composing an e-mail, you'd have to leave Mail, copy the photo from the Photos app, then return to Mail to paste the photo in the message. Alternatively, you would have to begin the e-mail from the Photos app by selecting a single photo to send. Neither method was convenient.
Thankfully, Apple has finally decided to take care of this issue in iOS 6.
- To attach a photo or video from within the Mail app, tap and hold to bring up the standard Select, Select All, Paste option. Tap the arrow on the right side located next to Paste.
- Select Insert Photo or Video. You will then see your Camera Roll and Photo Stream, allowing you to select the media you'd like to attach to the e-mail.
The attachment will then be placed in the e-mail and sent to the recipient.
Better late than never, right?
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