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Could use some help on this one.

I took a couple of 1 1/2 minute videos with my iPhone 6 that I need to email to a service dept to explain a problem with a piece of equipment. For the life of me I can't figure out how to do what seems like should be an easy task.

They are on both the phone and on my Mac Air. Latest software on both.

Thanks,

Jim
 

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For the life of me I can't figure out how to do what seems like should be an easy task.

Just drag the video file into the email message just like you would do with a photo, a word processing doc, spreadsheet doc, Powerpoint presentation, etc.:)

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Thanks for the reply.

I tried that. Had iPhoto and the mail app open and dragged the movie over into the body of the email, hit send and nothing happened. Maybe I am running up against a size limit issue.

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I tried that. Had iPhoto and the mail app open and dragged the movie over into the body of the email, hit send and nothing happened. Maybe I am running up against a size limit issue.

You didn't mention that it was an iPhoto file. I thought it was a "straight-up" video file. Also as you mentioned...you may be bumping up against a size limit issue.

Give this a try:

The Simple Way To Send Movies To Friends From Your Mac

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If you have updated to Yosemite, you can use Mail Drop to send files that exceed your email service's size limits. When you click Send, you will get a warning and an option to send via Mail Drop.
 
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Nick, sorry I didn't know that being iPhoto made a difference. Still kinda in a Windows frame of mind.

Oneironaut, thanks for the Mail Drop tip. That did it.

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