How to email more than five photos and videos at one time with your iPhone and iPad in iOS 7
0. phoneArena 31 Jan 2014, 10:43 posted on
The 5-photo restriction Apple has put in its mailing app is certainly annoying, as there are sometimes loads of pictures from your latest vacation to forward to friends and relatives. Naturally, if you've jailbroken your iDevice, there are options - Cydia has the "Mail More Photos" tweak by iOS dev "noppers" released on the ModMyi repository. This one integrates with your Photos app, and lets you attach any number of items, then share them via email. What if you don't have a jailbroken device, and don't want to bother, though? Fret not, there is a way to attach more than five pictures to your outgoing emails in this case, too, and it is one of the easiest and most useful little tricks in the daily interaction with your iOS device. Check it out in the slideshow below...
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1. Sauce (Posts: 1125; Member since: 28 Apr 2013)
Flex 2 also has an unlimited photo send patch. I reccomend this for people who dont want to clutter up and stockpile on cydia packages.
3. promise7 (Posts: 224; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
No need to countdown, re-read your comment and you'll realize the fanboy has already posted...
5. 1701nino (Posts: 216; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)
That is the one thing that freaks me up on my ipad.
8. darkkjedii (Posts: 9316; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Once u get to 5 pics, just copy and paste more. No jailbreak needed.
6. Finalflash (Posts: 1143; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
LOL are you joking, jailbreak to email more than 5 pics, I didn't even know that was a problem on iOS. They never fail to amaze me on how much ridiculousness poor Apple fans have to live with for no good reason.
7. darkkjedii (Posts: 9316; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
No different than the lack of auto video compression and auto edit in android. Ya know the one that gives the "cannot attach file size to large popup. Yeahhhhh, sometimes it happens when trying to email too many pics to. Now u know. See I have flagships from both platforms, so I know the strengths and weaknesses of both. My note 3 does the same thing. Now what?
10. Finalflash (Posts: 1143; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
Well it doesn't but that auto compression is destructive compression that reduces the quality significantly. With droid it isn't auto, but you can compress with non destructive formats as well as just sending the video via Bluetooth or WiFi direct or just streaming to your recipient directly with screen sharing. All I am saying is you have choice but it requires some minor effort about as easy as tapping phones together or putting it in dropbox or something.
Personally I can't find any reason to carry two phones much less an iPhone and droid. I don't really know what purpose the iPhone serves in that group being largely useless multimedia wise and worse yet for productivity. Maybe texting with one hand maybe but I solved that problem with swiping to type long ago.
11. darkkjedii (Posts: 9316; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
If you don't compress the video before recording it, it's unsendable, especially if it's more than 20 second. I don't care about you not finding a reason to carry two phones. I do it, cuz as a true techie I love more than one platform. The iPhone May be useless to you, but to countless millions of others it's a great device, you'll never know till you own one. As I said, I own both and I also use my wife's old HTC 8X, that she gave up for the 5s. I actually have 3 platforms. "Largely useless multimedia wise and worse yet for productivity"...please. As I said I rock both, and both have their pros and cons. Just remember android has file size limits too, just like the 5s. Go record a vid without first selecting limit for mms to resize it, and see if you don't get met with "cannot attach file size too large". I love my note 3 and 5s. Swipe LMAOOOOO ok.
9. VLaRueC (Posts: 87; Member since: 18 Dec 2012)
Can't say I've had this issue with flash ship Lumia but it's worth a look. Never tried it before...
12. dratomic (Posts: 335; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)
or or or you can put your iphone away and use a real smartphone :)
13. AntiFanBoyz (Posts: 58; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)
Apple is gonna have to break down and include a paperclip/attach file icon in their email software if they want to be taken seriously for business use. Think attaching >5 pics takes some effort? Have fun attaching PDF, Excel, and Word docs from various places all in one email.