Gmail is now the primary email client for many of us and the same features rich options and beautiful user interfaces. However, the email client enables only to send up to 25 MB of files via email but there are many situations when we need need to send large sized files via email. In that kind of situation, you can use two methods to transfer the large size files on Gmail to your near and dear ones or your client. So without making any further delay let’s get into the article to check out the two methods of sending large size files on Gmail.
Methods to send large size files on Gmail
If your file is having more than 25 MB of size then you need to insert that particular file in your Google Drive and you will find a Drive icon at the bottom side of the screen on the desktop version of Gmail when you compose an email. On the other hand, you will find the option under the attachment icon on your smartphone. Tapping on that icon will enable you to upload your large size files to Google Drive that will provide you a link and the same will ask you to set “file sharing option.”
It is actually confirming whether you want the recipient to view or edit the files. Once selecting the appropriate option, you can simply share the link to the other person and he or she can able to download the file easily. Having said that, the platform will enable you to upload up to 15 GB of files only (in the free version) and if your files have more than 15 GB of size then the second method will be handy for you.
WeTransfer service is the second and the best method to share large files on Gmail or any other platform. It will enable you to send up to 2GB of files and also enables email transfers to up to ten people. That’s not all, the service is also coming with an expiry date for the transfer link and it will automatically expire after 7 days. The user experience is also really good as you can head to the official website of WeTransfer, simply upload files, after that you need to enter the required details, and just click on the send button.
It is worth mentioning that the service will ask you to verify your email and once the verification process is done, your file will get transferred. Furthermore, the service will send you an email that the recipient has received the files and that means you are having a copy as well.
The service is completely free for transferring up to 2GB of files but if you are planning to transfer up to 200 GB of files along with some extra features like password protection and you want to send files up to 50 people then you need to subscribe to a paid plan.
So these are the two methods that you can use to send large files on email and we recommend you to stay tuned with us for more tutorials and interesting information from the technological world at your fingertips.
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