how do i send big files from my email?

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  1. joey979

    joey979 New Email

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    I keep getting errors when trying to send files to my friends. What is the fix?
     


  2. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Hi Joey,

    Most email providers have a limit on the file size that you can send with your email. Also, keep in mind that most email providers also have a limit on how big of a file their users can receive. Typically you should be safe trying to send an email that is 2-10MB in size. If you want to send a file larger than that you can compress files before sending them with email. If the file is still too big after putting it in a zip file you can try a service such as YouSendIt.

    :welcome: to Email Questions!
     

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