1. jamesino's Avatar
    I am trying to send a pdf file from my external SD card to myself, but when I attach the file and send it, the receive file does not have the attachment. When I go into my sent folder, the sent message also did not have the pdf attachment.

    Similarly, I tried sending the pdf file via Gmail to myself through Root Explorer and File Expert and the same thing happened; I just receive a blank email with no pdf attachment.

    Images however, do work and attaches properly.

    Any idea how to fix this?

    The PDF is about 200 kb in size and I don't think it's a network problem because I can send larger jpeg's just fine.
    09-30-2012 03:47 PM
  2. Rev2010's Avatar
    I never really use the Gmail app in the phone nor that account as I use Yahoo, but I just tested from my Gmail account using the Gmail app sending to my Yahoo account and it sent the pdf perfectly fine. Though, it did pop up a box before sending asking if I want to send "The Android way (MMS, Gmail, etc) or some other way - I can't recall the option. I chose the first option "Android way" and I got it to my Yahoo and was able to view the pdf as well as through the sent folder in the Gmail app.

    I know this doesn't help solve your problem specifically, but it at least rules out any app limitations. Hopefully someone else can help out.


    Rev.
    09-30-2012 05:21 PM
  3. jamesino's Avatar
    This problem only appears to apply to files on my external SD card. I can send any file type form my internal SD card.

    But I can only send jpegs, and mp3's from my external SD card via Gmail attachment. When I try to attach a pdf or docx file from my ext SD card, I receive the email without the attachment.
    09-30-2012 08:02 PM
  4. GSDer's Avatar
    After some experimentation it looks like https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...gs.android.pop will work for you. When I used it I received this dialog, which the previous poster mentioned:PDF's not attaching via Gmail-uploadfromtaptalk1349218878877.jpgand the email showed the attachment in place.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
    10-02-2012 06:02 PM
  5. Rev2010's Avatar
    Interesting, I do have ES File explorer installed and yep, it allows attaching from the sd card. Though when I so it I have to browse "up" to the mnt folder then choose extsd, but it works.

    Rev.
    10-02-2012 08:19 PM

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