How to use Mail Drop with OS X Yosemite (TheIphoneBlog?format=xml)
Author: Peter Cohen
Published: Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Sending files by e-mail attachments can be a big old P.I.T.A. thanks to
restrictions imposed by service providers, corporate I.T. policies and a host
of other things that can get in the way. Apple's fixed that in OS X Yosemite
thanks to a new feature called Mail Drop!
## How to use Mail Drop to send large files in the OS X Yosemite Mail app
1. Click on the ** menu** and choose **System Preferences**.
2. Click on **iCloud**.
3. Sign in to your **iCloud account** if you aren't already.
That's all there is to it! There's nothing to configure or set up in order to
use Mail Drop. As long as you're signed in to your iCloud account in Yosemite,
OS X will handle the rest!
Mail Drop simply acts as an intermediary, temporarily hosting your file
attachments so you don't actually have to push them through the e-mail server.
That way nothing is going to get in the way of sending that big file you need
to, whether it's pictures of you and the family on vacation or an updated
presentation that your boss needs for his ...
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