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When i try to add a picture to an email on gmail on my iPhone 12 pro I am unable to select pictures as attachments I can only select the most recent picture. When I go to all my phones on the camera roll and try to select a picture nothing happens
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Yep, same problem here. Steps to reproduce on iPhone 12 Pro:

Gmail
Compose
Attach
Now try to attach two or more images from the camera roll.

Can't select two. If you attach one and try to add a second you come to the image selection screen and remain there with everything dead including the Cancel button. Sometimes the app crashes.

Very annoying!
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Problem solved, after speaking with Google Support (since I have a Google Workspace account, I have access to telephone support).

Simply uninstall and reinstall the Gmail app on your iPhone.

It seems iOS remembered by Google login credentials so this only took a few seconds to complete.

Now I can select/attach multiple images as expected.
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I tried uninstalling it, but the problem is still present. I still have issues where when I go to camera roll it won’t let me select picture as attachments or hit the cancel button. I have to swipe down to get out of that screen. Interesting I can attach videos when I am in the camera roll but not photos unfortunately. I’m gonna try and call gmail customer support and see if that will help. And anyone else with any insight is greatly appreciated.
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Same exact issue for me, precisely as described-- the camera roll works but if I go into albums, selecting or event hitting "cancel" does nothing at all, I just have to swipe down to get out of it on my iPhone 12 pro.

One bit of additional information, though: if I go to albums, I sometimes *can* attach a photo if it's one of the top few photos and I don't have to scroll to get to it.  As soon as I swipe to scroll to an older photo, though, it's done for.  Sometimes even this doesn't work, though, and I can't tell what makes the difference.  In any event, no amount of reinstalling or resetting has helped.
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Same problem here. Deleted and reinstalled gmail app. Having same problems as above. Can’t select photos and use email to send either. Or attach inside email app.
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Same problem for me. I also uninstalled twice, still an issue.
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SAME HERE. ive even received a refurbished iphone and still having the same problem with gmail attachments
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I am having the same issue. If I select photos and then select Gmail to attach it doesn’t work it just crashes.
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Same problem in an iPhone X too =( Tried uninstalling and installing gmail again but it didnt help.
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I’m having the same issue I’ve recently upgraded to the iPhone 12 pro from an iPhone X.
If I needed to send picture via gmail app on my iPhone X I would simply compose a message add the recipient and then add an attachment from camera roll from there I could pick any picture I wanted and it would add as an attachment. 
Why it has changed is really confusing and is causing me problems with emailing work through my phone
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Has anybody managed to solve this yet ?
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It may be a gmail app/iOS 14 issue. I can attach photos just fine with google voice and WhatsApp on iOS 14/iPhone 12, but just not with gmail.  The gmail app still works fine to attach photos on my iPhone X still running iOS 13.  So, it's pinpointed to the combination of iOS 14 and gmail.
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I just found a workaround. Open Gmail, compose a new email, click on the attachments button and add your photos from Photos, then when they appear in the main body you can click on each one and select "Select as attachment'. 
Also I found after doing this I followed the above steps and it just attached them all normally. Selecting and sharing to an email from the Photos app still does not work.
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