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iphone Cannot open Mail (eml), Calendar (.ics) files on iPhone


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I am using Evernote with MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad.  I have added different files to my notes (pdf, xlsx, ics, eml) by dragging and dropping.  Although I can view/open them without any problem on my computer, I cannot open the ics (iCal) and eml (Mail) files on my iPhone.  They are not recognized and each file has a question mark on it.  Excel and PDF files open fine on iPhone, too.  Any solution, please?

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Mobile devices don't automatically have apps installed that can read the same sort of files as a desktop.  An internet search should suggest some options of apps to read your files,  or software that might convert the files to something readable on a mobile.

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4 hours ago, g.candido said:

sound illogical that mail app of iPhone iOS could not open mails saved with mail app of mac OSX...

Is this an Evernote issue or an Apple issue?

With a .eml attachment, I do get an Mail option in the Share menu

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