How You Can Save Attachments In Emails On Your iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wanted to save an attachment you got on your email on your iOS device? Several iOS users still do not know how they can save attachments they get in their emails on their iPhone or iPad. Saving an attachment is quite easy for some users but not for others. If you face any issue in saving attachments on your emails, then you have come to the right place. Here I have mentioned some of the best ways by which you can save attachments on your email whether it is a file and media file.


Here’s how to save email attachments directly to iCloud


iCloud is the official backup storage platform for iOS users. Many iPhone and iPad users use iCloud as their default files storage place. If you too want to save your documents you get on emails as attachments and do not know how to save it on iCloud, follow the steps listed below to do it in no time;


  • First of all, open up Mail on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap on the email available in the Inbox, and that contains the Attachment you want to save.
  • Now, press on the Attachment to bring up the Share option.
  • After opening up the Share option available at the bottom left corner of the screen, tap on it.
  • Now, tap on the Save to files option available on your device screen.
  • After tapping on the Save to files option there lies an option of iCloud Drive, tap to save it on the iCloud on your iOS device.
  • Tap on a folder and choose to Add option available at the right corner of the screen.


Here’s how to save Email attachments to Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive storage on your iPhone & iPad


The majority of iOS users use these storage and backup platforms to save important media and files on their iOS devices. Saving attachments you get on emails is as easy as it sounds to Google Drive, Onedrive and Dropbox. Follow the steps listed below to save attachments in no time;


  • Open up the Mail on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Open up that email from Inbox that is containing the file you want to save.
  • Now, long press on that Attachment to see the Share sheet.
  • After that, tap on the Storage provider on which you want to save the file.
  • After selecting the Storage provider, tap on the Save button and the file will be saved in your desired Storage provider.



Lily Johnsol is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Davis has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as

Published by Alessia Martine

Alessia Martine is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet, and new media.

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