Skip to main content

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Open Zip or Rar Files on Gmail Messages Attachment Using Free Applications

If you have been accustomed to communicating with someone using the email then you would have been familiar with the file attachment. With this feature you can add other files on your email that will be sent. Although Gmail by default only provide atachment for picture and video, with a little help from a certain app you can add any file types on your Gmail attachments.

See also: How to Attach Any File Types on Gmail Messages with Samsung Galaxy S3

Nowadays there are a lot of File Manager app that you can use to allow you attach any files on your Gmail messages both free or paid version, one of them is the ES File Explorer. The app is free and can be found easily through Google Play Store.

Image Credit: androidpit.com

After you were installed ES File Explorer on your Galaxy SIII, then you will also be able to open the attachment that contains the zip or rar files that are sent to your email.


How to open zip or rar files attachment on Gmail?
As written on webcazine.com, here are the steps you need to do:
  1. If ES File Explorer is already installed on your phone, then you simply tap the attachment to open up the zip or rar file inside it. Or if you do not already have this application you can download ES File Explorer via the Play Store and then install it on your phone by following the steps provided.
  2. Tap on zip or rar files to view it with the appropriate application or you can extract it first to the folder you want.
  3. If you do not get a response when tapping the attachment, then first of all you can download the attachment to the folder that you want by pressing the Save button.
  4. Launch ES File Explorer then browse the folder where you save the zip or rar files that you downloaded earlier to open it.
  5. Done.

It's easy, right? In addition to the methods mentioned above, you can also use other zip app available on Play Store to open the zip or rar file in your Gmail messages. So, try this useful method on your Gmail then share your experience here through the comment below :)

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Access Clipboard in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Copy and paste text is a feature that can be used in Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature will help you duplicating or moving copied text with ease from one app to another. Since all copied text will be saved to the clipboard, it makes you can not only paste a text that you have just copied, but also paste an older copied text by selecting the required one from the clipboard as long as the clipboard has not been cleared yet.


How to access the clipboard?
Generally, there are two methods that can be used to access the clipboard: 1) in an app or screen where you can enter text by long tapping in a text entry field, 2) in an app or screen where you can see the keyboard by utilizing more options in the keyboard.


Method #1: From a text entry field
If you have ever copied text or taken a screenshot then you can easily access the clipboard from a text entry field in any app or screen. But, as the example, we'll access the clipboard from a text entry field when composing a new text message in Mes…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Fix Missing Microphone Button on Samsung Keyboard

In the stock Samsung keyboard, there are some keys that have several functions, for instance a key in the left side of Space bar(it's usually displayed with a Settings/Cog wheel icon), when you long tap this key, you will see some options available, such as Keyboard settings, Smiley, Clipboard, Microphone, etc. Those hidden button sometimes make some users who want to use one of them have difficulty to find the button.

See also: How to Find Mic Button on Samsung Keyboard

But, in certain case, the Mic button is completely not available though the user have had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar, as experienced by one of insider named Linda. She says that she can't find Mic button though she has had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar when she want to use it to voice to text.


How to fix missing mic button on Samsung keyboard?
If you're also experiencing the same problem, you can make the Mic button available again in your keyboard by following the…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Block Unwanted or Unknown Text Messages

I believe most of phone's users have been choosing a message as one of their favourite method to communicate with others. That's why no wonder if most of smartphones available today--including with the Samsung Galaxy SIV--have provided the stock Messaging app for their users, so the user will be more easier if they want to send or receive a message in their phone without having to install the app first.

See also: How to Create and Send SMS or MMS in the Samsung Galaxy S4

Aside from sending and receiving a message, the stock Messaging app also allows you to block text messages from certain contact matches with the criteria you've specified before, block text messages contain with certain phrase as well as block text messages from unknown senders. This of course will help you to keep your inbox clean from those unwanted or unknown text messages.


How to add or remove a contact in the spam number list?
If you wish to block or unblock text message from certain contact, you can d…