When scanning a document and emailing the pdf to myself, I am unable to view the pdf through the native iPhone mail app. The email shows a. Sep 20, With Mail, you can add attachments, photos, videos, and even drawings to your emails. Learn how to add attachments from the Files app and photos and videos from the Photos app. Find and organize emails, and set up filters on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. You can view emails with attachments only in Mail app on your iPhone or iPad. which, you should be able to check only those emails that have attachments. When I tap on attachments the icon switches to download, the 'Wheel of Doom' churns then I get the message: Cannot Download Attachment?. Your iPhone can read several types of attachments, including the following file you'll see the name of the file but you won't be able to open it on your iPhone. Aug 8, Hi @PabloDickson,. Could you please share a bit more about your scenario? Do you want to preview houdini-connections.co.uk file attachment from your app. Mar 31, When you try to open an attachment, your iPhone immediately looks for an app. Ideally, it will be able to open it in the viewer built in to its email. Apr 2, The attachment is not compatible or not supported by the iPhone 7 mail app. Unsupported files won't be able to open because there is no place. Files sent as email attachments can be downloaded directly to your iPhone in their original formats and viewed in both portrait and landscape orientation. Hello Paulpsycho, Thanks for that info and choosing the Apple Support Communities. If I understand correctly, you are unable to open.