You can share most types of files except for .tif files, and the largest file size that you can upload to a space is 2 GB. You can also preview documents without downloading them first if they're no more than 50 pages and less than 100 MB in size, and one of these file types: .doc, .docx, .gif, .jpeg, .pdf, .png, .ppt, .pptx, .xls, and .xlsx

When you add animated GIFs, they'll play automatically in the app if you keep their file size to under 2 MB.

Drag and drop the file into the message area, click Attachment to select a file, or click Screen capture to select a part of your screen to capture. Then, press Enter to send the file.

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You can share a lot of different types of files:


 

You can reduce the file size when sharing images or video in a message, to reduce how much data you need to get it posted.

  • Files —Select Locations to choose any cloud storage app on your phone, such as iCloud Drive or Google Drive.

    You'll see that iCloud Drive is always available because that's the default place where files that aren't images are saved on your iPhone or iPad.

  • Photos —share a photo or video that you've already taken.
  • Picture —take a new photo or video.
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Select the files you want and tap Send.


 

You can also drag and drop files to share them on iPads using iOS 11. Just touch and hold the file or image you want to share and drag it to a space.

1

You can share a lot of different types of files:


 

You can reduce the file size when sharing images in a message, to reduce how much data you need to get it posted.

  • Files—choose any cloud storage app that you're using on your phone such as Dropbox or Google Drive.
  • Photos—share a photo or video that you've already taken.
  • Picture—take a new photo or video.
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Select the files you want and tap Send.

Drag and drop the file into the message area or click Attachment to select a file. Then, press Enter to send the file.