Google increases Gmail’s attachment limit to 50MB

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Google has updated Gmail’s attachment limit. Moving forward, users can receive emails with attachments up to 50MB in size.

Previously, the limit was 25MB, and that limit remains intact for outgoing emails. I should also note the 25MB and 50MB caps are cumulative. Users cannot send multiple 25MB in one email.

“Sending and receiving attachments is an important part of email exchanges,” says Google in the blog post announcing the change. “While Google Drive offers a convenient way to share files of any size, sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments.”

Speaking of Drive, Google says users can continue to use company’s cloud storage solution to send larger files.

According to the company, Gmail users across the globe should see the updated attachment limit within the next one to three days.