outbrain
Close  

Gmail now lets users receive up to 50MB files

/ 04:30 PM March 03, 2017
Gmail_on_iOS_Undo-Send_0

Gmail users will finally have 50MB limit when receiving files. File photo

Google’s Gmail app remains one of the most dependable email application services today.

However, it does not support the transmission of large files, which often leads to users opting for other tools like Google Drive and Dropbox.

ADVERTISEMENT

Finally, the tech giant is improving its email services by doubling the size of file attachments that users can receive.

“Sending and receiving attachments is an important part of email exchanges,” the announcement on the official Google Blog stated.

FEATURED STORIES

From the previous limit of 25MB, users will now have a 50MB leeway, which is perfect for high-resolution photos, presentations and Photoshop files.

Despite the changes, the maximum size for an outbound attachment remains at 25MB.

Meanwhile, Google’s latest update seems to address issues of many workplaces and individuals who are restrained from switching to Gmail and G Suite due to their capacity concerns.

The Gmail storage update is expected to be rolled out in the coming days, with Google reminding users to monitor their messages, since 50MB attachments will clog up inboxes at a higher rate.  Khristian Ibarrola /ra

TOPICS: 50MB, file attachments, Gmail, Google, Google Drive, incoming files
Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.