Open zip or rar archives on your iPhone/iPad

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You received an email with a .zip or .rar attachment? To open these files you need to download and install the iZip application on your iPhone or iPad.

With iZip file can open ZIP, RAR, 7Z, TAR files.

Follow these steps:
  • Download iZip on your iPhone from the Apple Store
  • Open the email containing the .zip attachment.
  • Select the ZIP file > Open with iZip
  • In the window that opens, click "Open in iZip".
  • You shall get a confirmation message: "Would you like to extract all files", click "OK"
  • In the left pane of the application files contained within the zip file will be displayed.
  • Select the file of your choice to view it (in the right pane).



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