After the is finished, the file attachment turns into a blue link that you can tap once to view if the file is supported or Save to Disk to save it to your iPhone. The cloud app would stuff your attachments in your dropbox. I thought you could set up two accounts one with imap which you could use regularly and pop when you wanted to fly. Dropbox app would then download attachments to your ipad. When I'm connected to the internet via the cellular network and receive an email with a large attachment, I must select download on the attached file in order for the attachment to be downloaded.
However, you can't simply download the attachment to your iPhone or iPhone 4 for off-line view. Its my bad, what i meant was that i have chosen only to keep the message for offline viewing and omit the attachment. I mean cached mode would kill someone? I have un-ticked the automatically download attachments in mail preferences but it still automatically downloads them when I open the email. I would like it set to 'press to download. Some third party iPhone applications allow you to save files locally on your iPhone within the application itself. When you select to to open an email attachment with a third party application that has the ability to download iPhone attachments.
I assume this option only prevents background downloads. Characters beyond the default character value in the email body are truncated from the email body. I think that exactly what you are looking for an option to disable that do not exists yet and i thing never, because it's not an Apple problem and because generally options are not so detailed. It is a good example for showing how it can locally save iPhone attachments for view off-line. Sorry have searched but cant find a suitable answer. Even if an attachment is not downloaded with a message, a small amount of data will be used to download the message header and the number of preview lines selected for each received message.
You could try another email client. It also opens images and audio attachments only in the following formats. There is not an option to download or not download an attachment except for when an attached file is over a certain size and includes download on the attached file - which is optional when reading the message. You could try Microsoft Outlook for the iPad. Here is an example: Sitting in the airport - open iPad - open mail - download 17 emails 9 of which have attachments. The imap protocol leaves the email on your server and download when you need it. My normal usage whilst roaming, perhaps like many, is to simply read the body text and reply, without opening attachments.
If you download your email, any attachments come with it, so you can't possibly choose in advance to keep a message or it's attachment for offline viewing, since you don't have them yet. This page says so: Maximum attachment size: This setting specifies the maximum size of attachments that are automatically downloaded to the mobile phone. Apple prefers inline viewing of image attachments. There are third party that do allow you to save files locally within the application itself without the need to jailbreak. It sounds like you're confused as to how email actually works, since you're describing things that can't happen. Once you open the email attachment with a specified third party application, it will be saved in that application.
I use a corporate 365 account and would just like this feature incorporated. I need to be able to have the email client automatically replicate not just the text but the attachments too. Maximum e-mail body truncation size This setting specifies the size beyond which e-mail messages are truncated when they are synchronized to the device. In case that you are mailing your very own photos or files via mail to your iPhone, i suggest you to use third party apps on your pc or mac to transfer them via cloud services which generates link for every file. You can also use iFile to browse files downloaded using iPhone Safari. Pop downloads all your email including attachments to your device. If you want to get into the Business Arena with these devices there are some basic features that should be added.
I have a Wifi-only new iPad, which uses an Exchange-type account for my Gmail. According to me it should be saved, and i could copy it on my computer whenever i want. Are you saying any and all attachments are downloaded automatically, regardless the size of the attachment or attachments? This is very frustrating, and if you've found a solution, I'd love to hear about it. When I use the mail program, attachments download on their own, even when I have chosen to keep the message for offline viewing. This lets you send your an email to your dropbox account.
My arrow points to the right. Would be nice to see Apple write this feature into an update. Download iPhone Attachments Without Jailbreak: If you don't have a , you can still have the option to open an attached file with a third party iPhone application that supports this iPhone email attachment. That images are shown in the body of the email has all to do with how the Mail app handles certain attachments it prefers to display images directly, rather than forcing you to download and view it separately. AttachmentSaver doesn't have an that will appear on your iPhone home screen.