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When I go to to share a memo created in the Voice Memo app via e-mail, the e-mail will get sent, but there will not be an attachment. In the outbox before it gets sent, the attachment is there, but when I look in the sent folder afterward, there is no attachment. What is causing this and how can I fix it? The size of the voice memo does not matter, there will be no attachment.

I am using ios 6.1, sending to a Gmail account.

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That is very interesting. I just checked my iOS 6.1 iPhone 4S and it did exactly what yours didn't do - the attachment showed up just fine. What about logging into the Gmail web interface on a browser and seeing about locating the attachment there? By the way, is this a recent problem? – bassplayer7 Jan 31 '13 at 13:22
It has done this at least for a while. (Pre-6.1 also had the problem for me) I am beginning to wonder if this is related to having itunes match enabled with voice memo synching. – rck Jan 31 '13 at 14:14
That is interesting. I have never used that service so I don't have any experience with it. – bassplayer7 Jan 31 '13 at 18:08
I just noticed I have the exact same problem when trying to e-mail vcf attachments. – rck Mar 19 '13 at 19:15
For Me the option to attach doen't even appear!? – user48673 May 3 '13 at 18:57

I had the same issue after an update and found that by clicking "edit" on the voice memo then "done" , it would attach all details in that vm so I could send. It just added another step to what was a straight forward pro ss to begin with.

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I've not had a message fail, but theoretically, the recording might be too large to attach?

Have you had any luck isolating the issue by trying to add a new mail account and send a quite short memo using that Mail account?

If you have another device, you might try signing into your gmail there and testing to be sure it's not just a problem on the iOS device and it needs to be restored from a fresh OS (or out of space on the filesystem). Since iOS is designed to not be like a computer and pop up all sorts of error messages, sometimes when an error condition has arisen, it's not obvious why things don't work. In fact, you might just need to power down the phone and let it reboot if it's a temporary issue.

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One of the commenters suggested restoring the device.
I had done this in order to install the ios 7 beta.

Since that time I have been able to e-mail voice memos.

I am not sure if this is as a result of doing a system restore or if it is an os system fix.

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