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There doesn't seem to be a way to attach photos to an email in the Mail app on the iPhone. I can send photos from the Camera Roll in the Photos app, but I can only attach one photo per email? Is there a trick I'm missing? Or is there an app for that?

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OS 3.0 and above allows you to email out up to 5 photos.

  • Go to your Camera roll. Select the roll you want.
  • Tap Share icon (bottom left)
  • Tap each photo you want to send via e-mail ( you should get a red check mark in each photo > Share count will increase to the number of photos selected).
  • Tap "Share Icon" again
  • A pop up "e-mail" message will appear
  • All the photos you selected will appear in your e-mail message to send.
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Just as an aside, you can also copy-and-paste photos - thus allowing you to circumvent the 5 photos limit. Have fun! – caliban Sep 18 '09 at 17:20
Does that also have the advantage of the photos being sent at full size? (I believe when they're emailed from the Camera Roll they are reduced.) – Daryl Spitzer Sep 18 '09 at 17:28
Yes. ;) Copy-and-paste will let you email full size photos too hehe. – caliban Sep 18 '09 at 17:30

The simplest way for attaching more than one photo is:

  • Tap the edit button in photo app

  • Tap the photos you want to attach

  • Tap copy button on your screen or in sharing options
  • Then go to e-mail app, hold your finger on the screen and choose paste command
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