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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by LisaAnne, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. LisaAnne

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    When I hit the down arrow to open an attachment to an email, it always says fetching and then it saves it to SD card! How do I get it to just open so I can SEE it? Thanks!!!
     

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    It depends on the attachment and possibly the email client you're using which you didn't specify.
    In order for you to see it without downloading it you have to have an app that can handle the file.

    In Gmail you should see a preview button, I'm not sure about any other client.
     
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    I am having a similar issue. I sent an email with a pdf file. I can preview but cant seem to find a way to save it or download it to my phone. I know I am missing a simple step.
     
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    When I receive an e-mail with an attached pdf file I can't simply open it.

    It is fetched and saved. I have to open it from within the downloads folder.

    The e-mail client is what is resident on my Infuse 4G.

    I have Adobe Acrobat installed on the device.

    Is this a settings issue? I sure can't find one if it is!
     

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