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How do you send a photo from email to an android phone

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How do you send a photo from email to an android phone?  I want to email photos on my computer to my phone.
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Question by:J.R. Sitman
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by:Brad Bouchard
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Just open your email program and email them to yourself then open them in your Mail App on your Android and choose to save them to your phone.
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I already tried that.  When I open them in Outlook on my phone, I can view them but no option to save.  Even if I hold my finger down on the photo I don't get the option to save it.
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What model of Droid?  After you've viewed it in the email simply download it and then go check your gallery.
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by:J.R. Sitman
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When I do that it doesn't show in the gallery.  If I tap the picture and then click "details"  it shows a path to the sdcard.
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by:Brad Bouchard
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Try setting the default save location in settings.  If you tell me which model of Droid I may be able to help you change that.
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by:J.R. Sitman
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HTC incredible 4g
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still need help
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Nope.  I want to save photos that are e-mailed to me.
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Brad Bouchard earned 1400 total points
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So the same functionality should apply to emailed photos.  There ABSOLUTELY has to be a way you just need to find it.  Whether it's holding down on the picture or hitting the menu button or something onscreen.
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by:J.R. Sitman
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for some reason after a "reboot" the holding down the picture now works.

Thanks
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