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I occasionally mail screenshots to colleagues and clients from the official Google Mail app on my iPhone.

Apparently, it automatically scales them down: Ended up being only a third of the original size

The image originally was a 1.9 MB screenshot from the new iPad.

I checked the app and the settings but was unable to find a way to disable this behavior.

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At the moment you cannot configure this. As an alternative you can use the native email app which will ask you if you want to resize large images and let you choose their new size.

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You could also use a service like Dropbox and mail them the link. A bit less convenient but you'd make sure that no resizing is happening.

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