Since the iOS Files app is finally useful, Gmail will add attachments from it

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Apple only recently fully integrated its Files file-and-folder-management app with the rest of its own apps and services on iPhones, but Google has already taken that step with its popular Gmail iOS app.

Google announced in a post on its G Suite updates blog today that users will be able to attach files to emails from folders accessible from the Files app. This feature is coming to both the iPhone and iPad versions of the Gmail app, but Google says it could take a while to reach all users.

Additionally, this means that you can add files from Dropbox by this same method, since you can browse files stored in Dropbox through the Files app when the Dropbox app is installed.

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