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  1. l3ryan77

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    I received my first zip file through gmail today and for the life of me I can't figure out how to download it? All gmail gives me is a preview option which if I click brings up Astro file manager, but won't go any farther? Anyone offer a little help?

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  2. Carl C

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    Have you tried long pressing on the Attachment? :)
     
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    Yes that does work in all email BUT gmail. So far I haven't found anyone that can download anything other than a picture in gmail. I have to forward my gmail email to my pop3 account in order to download files.
     
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    Slightly off topic but has anyone figured out how to save an attachment from MMS?
     
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    touch and hold the entire message and a dialogue box will come up with options for the message. save picture should be one of them, along with forward message and other simple options...hopefully that helps
     
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    I tried all suggestions with no luck, best workaround is to go to the web client on your browser, you should have a option there to d/l attachments.
     
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    Yep that does work and quite well. Hopefully in future patches/ upgrades we will get that option.
     
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    I'm not sure if this is the correct thread to post this in but I am having trouble viewing an attachment that i downloaded from a text. It is a mp3 and it says that it was successfully downloaded but i can not find it anywhere
     

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