How to Send a Picture Through Email on an iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 camera is very easy to use, and the quality of the pictures that you take with it is surprisingly high. Because of these factors, you may have already taken hundreds of pictures. But now you want to be able to share them with friends and family, but you are having trouble figuring out how. One good solution is to learn how to send those pictures through email.

As long as you have configured your iPhone 5 with at least one email account, then you can take advantage of the way that the account in integrated among all of the different apps on your device. You can even send a picture through email in just 5 simple steps.


Emailing a Picture on the iPhone 5

The steps below were performed on an iPhone 5, in iOS 8.

This tutorial will assume that you have already set up your email account on your iPhone. If not, then you can set up Gmail, Hotmail, or AOL email accounts on your iPhone with just a few simple steps.


Step 1: Open the Photos app on your iPhone 5.

open the photos app



Step 2: Locate the picture that you want to send via email.


Step 3: Touch the Share icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

touch the share icon



Step 4: Tap the Mail icon.

touch the mail icon



Step 5: Enter the email address of your recipient into the To field at the top of the screen, enter a subject, then touch the Send button.

enter a to address and a subject, then touch send



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