No Attachments in Windows 8 Mail app

Mail sent to me containing a PDF file does not show there is an attachment in Windows 8 Mail app.  Why and what needs to be done to fix that.  Mail was sent from an IPhone.

Hi Diane,


Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community forums.


I understand that you are unable to see the attachments in the mail sent from Iphone in mail app.


Please answer the questions before we proceed with the troubleshooting steps.


1)      Are you able to see the attachment, when you view in email from Internet Explorer?

2)      Are you able to view the attachments sent from other email clients?


We would suggest you to try the following methods.

Run the app troubleshooter which is mentioned in the link below and also perform the steps which is mentioned in the article.

What to do if you have problems with an app


Also refer to the link given below.


Mail: Frequently asked questions


Hope this resolves the issue. If issue persists you can write back to us with the details and we will be happy to assist you further.

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Last updated November 28, 2018 Views 1,567 Applies to: