How do I get an email attachment from my iPhone to my computer?
Thread poster: Edward Potter

Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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Jul 15, 2014

Let's suppose I can only receive email on my iPhone 4.

How can I get the attachments from my iPhone to my computer without an internet connection?


Alexander Chisholm  Identity Verified
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If you have a local wifi connection Jul 15, 2014

You can set up a DropBox account and simply share the files etc. that you need to transfer.


Marcos Cardenas  Identity Verified
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Bluetooth Jul 15, 2014

Hi Edward,

You can always use bluetooth to send/receive files. You just have to synchronise both devices (Iphone-PC/Mac).

You can also plug your Iphone to your PC/Mac and use it as a USB device. This way you can search for the file and copy it straight from the Iphone.

Itunes can also work if it is well set.

I hope it works for you.

Best regards,


[Edited at 2014-07-15 15:34 GMT]


Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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Email attachment received on iPhone, no internet connection on computer. Jul 15, 2014

Thanks to everyone who has replied so far.

The whole question is about my iPhone having an internet connection (e.g. through 3g or 4g) while my computer does not.

Marcos, can you walk me through step-by-step how to get the email attachment over through iTunes, which I have installed?


Joakim Braun  Identity Verified
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Hotspot? Jul 15, 2014

If the PC has wifi, you can use the Iphone as a hotspot, then email the attachment to yourself and check your e-mail on the PC.


Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
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Wifi hotspot Jul 16, 2014

Yes, under settings and wifi menu, turn on wifi hotspot then you can get wifi on your computer, extremely useful feature!


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