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Gmail attachmentscan be a great way to lớn share information. If you need to lớn send an originaldocument or image, you"ll probably want lớn attach those files directly to lớn a Gmailmessage, & sover them off quickly. 

What do you vày though, if you have really large files khổng lồ send?

There is a Gmailattachment kích cỡ limit of 25 MB, so if you"ve sầu ever tried lớn skết thúc a large file asa Gmail attachment, you know it can be difficult. Many Gmail users don"tunderst& how to handle large Gmail attachments, but there are ways lớn sendthem through Gmail.

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In this tutorial,we explore the basics of Gmail attachments. We also tackle the issuesthat come up when you have sầu really large files lớn skết thúc via gmail. Learn how you can sendreally large files using Google Drive sầu or by zipping files. 

How lớn Email Large Files in Gmail (Quiông xã Video)

Start with the quiông xã đoạn Clip screencast below or dig into lớn the written tutorial instructions that follow. Learn how to work with Gmail attachments và leverage Google Drive sầu khổng lồ skết thúc large files via email.


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Step 1. Basics of AttachingFiles in Gmail

You can attach files that are less than 25 MB directly to lớn an tin nhắn in Gmail. Here"s how:

1. Create a New Message

Start from within your basic Gmail window. Clichồng the Compose button khổng lồ create a new message.

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To create a new message, click the Compose button in Gmail.

2. Attach the File

Files less than25 MB can be attached directly lớn a Gmail message. Cliông chồng the Attach files inhỏ at the bottom of the New Message khung. (It looks lượt thích apaper clip.)

The File Upload window appears:

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To open the File Upload window, cliông chồng the Attach Files inhỏ.

Navigate lớn thefolder where your attachment tệp tin is located. Make sure the tệp tin kích thước is lessthan 25 MB. If you are attaching more than one tệp tin, the tệp tin sizes addedtogether must be less than 25 MB.

Clichồng the name ofthe file you want khổng lồ attach lớn your Gmail message. Then clichồng the Open button in the lower right cornerof the File Upload window.

Note: If you cannot see the file kích cỡ in the File Upload window, click the Changeyour view inhỏ in the upper right corner of the window.

The tệp tin selected appears as a liên kết in your message:

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The Gmail attachment appears as a link in your message.

Once you"veattached your tệp tin, you can click the Sendbutton to lớn send your message as usual.

For more detailedinstructions on how to lớn compose và send a Gmail message, đánh giá this helpful tutorial:

Step 2. How to lớn Deal With theGmail Size Limit

If you need toskết thúc a file (or combination of files) that have a file kích thước of larger than 25 MB asa Gmail attachment, there are basically two ways khổng lồ vì chưng it:

As a Zip File - Zip files work well when you have many files thatadd up lớn more than 25 MB. When you combine the files inkhổng lồ a zip file, you arealso compressing the tệp tin form size.Through Google Drive - If your zip file is larger than 25 MB orif you have sầu a single file that cannot be compressed, you can use Google Drivelớn attach the file to your tin nhắn message.

1. How to lớn Skết thúc File AttachmentsUsing Zip Files

To zip multiplefiles inlớn a single tệp tin using the MS Windows operating system, open a File Explorer window & find thethư mục that has your files:

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Find the files to be zipped in File Explorer.

Select the filesto be zipped. (Use CTRL + SHIFT toselect more than one file.)

Right-clichồng onthe selected files khổng lồ bring up a drop-down menu. Select the Skết thúc lớn > Compressed (zipped) folder option.

The selectedfiles are compressed together in a single .zip file. Clichồng the file name to renameit if you wish.

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The files are zipped into a single, compressed file.

Use theinstructions in Step 1 khổng lồ attach the .zip tệp tin lớn your Gmail message.

Note: If you have lots of large attachments or if you don"t use MS Windows, you mayneed a third buổi tiệc ngọt Zip utility that offers a higher compression rate such as 7-Zip or PeaZip.

2. How lớn Sover a File throughGoogle Drive

You can also useGoogle Drive to lớn sover large tệp tin attachments or multiple files. Here"s how to doit:

First, copy thefiles into your Google Drive. You can vì chưng this by dragging the files from theFile Explorer window inlớn a Folder on Google Drive.

Next, clichồng the Composebutton from within your basic Gmail window lớn create a new message.

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Cliông chồng the Insert files using Drive option.

Cliông xã the Insert files using Drive option at thebottom of the New Message khung. (Itlooks like a triangle.) The Insert filesusing Google Drive box opens:

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Select an entire thư mục, or open the thư mục lớn select individual files.

Click the folderwhere your attachment files are located. Select one of the following options:

Toattach the entire folder lớn your gmail, cliông xã the Insert button in the lower left corner.Toattach a single tệp tin within the thư mục khổng lồ your email, clichồng the thư mục again toopen it. Cliông xã the tệp tin you wish lớn attach to lớn your email and cliông xã the Insert button.

The thư mục orfile appears within your gmail message:

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The attached tệp tin or thư mục displays at the bottom of the Gmail message window.

When you areready, cliông chồng the Sover button in thelower left corner to lớn sover the message.

Step 3. How to lớn mở cửa an AttachedFile

If you are on thereceiving kết thúc of a Gmail message with a file attachment, you may wonder how toopen it.

Before opening aGmail message with an attached file, always look at the sender"s name và the subjectline. If you don"t recognize the sender"s name and the subject line lookssuspicious, delete the message without opening it.

While Gmailattachments are automatically scanned for viruses, there"s still a possibilitythat the Gmail attachment you received contains a virus or malware.

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If you recognize& trust the sender of the email message, it"s probably okay khổng lồ open themessage and the attached file(s). Here"s how to lớn do it:

1. How to lớn Open an Attachment inGmail

Cliông chồng the message in your Gmail inbox khổng lồ open it. Themessage displays on your screen:

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Move sầu the cursor over the image to lớn display the Download & Save to lớn Drive buttons.

The attachmentappears at the bottom of the message. In this case, a thumbnail of the attachedimage is visible.

Move the cursorover the image & two buttons display over the image along with the file nameat the top. Clichồng the Downloadbutton on the left lớn download the attachment to your computer. Cliông chồng the Save khổng lồ Drive button on the right tosave the attachment to lớn your Google Drive sầu.

You are now readyto lớn begin working with the attachment file.

Note: The buttons that appear when you move the cursor overthe attachment vary. For example, if the attachment is an MS Word tệp tin (.doc),an Edit with Google Docs buttonappears on the right. If you cliông chồng the Editwith Google Docs button, the file opens in Google Docs where you canperform various editing functions.

2. How to Open a Zipped File inGmail

Opening a zipped file attachment in Gmail is not muchdifferent from opening other attachments. First, cliông chồng the message to open it.The message displays on your screen:

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The zipped attachment appears at the bottom of the message.

The attachmentappears at the bottom of the message.

Move sầu the cursorover the attachment & two buttons display over the image along with the filename at the top. You can use these buttons to:

downloadfiles khổng lồ your computer downloadfiles lớn Google Drive

Let"s look ateach of those options.

Download the Files khổng lồ Your Computer

Cliông xã the Downloadbutton on the left to lớn download the attachment lớn your computer. The zip fileappears in the lower left of the Gmail screen. Click the down arrow next to thetệp tin name to display a drop-down menu:

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Cliông xã the arrow next to lớn file khổng lồ display a drop-down menu.

By default, thezip tệp tin downloads lớn the Downloadsfolder on most computers with an MS Windows operating system. If you clichồng the Show in Folder option, File Explorer opens and shows you thezipped folder in the Downloadsfolder. You can move or copy the zipped tệp tin khổng lồ another location.

If you cliông xã the Openoption on the drop-down menu, FileExplorer opens and shows the contents of the zip file.

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To extract all the files in a zipped file, cliông chồng Extract & then cliông xã the Extract all inhỏ.

Youcan copy individual files inkhổng lồ another thư mục. Or, cliông xã the Extract option at the top khổng lồ access theExtract all ibé. After you clickthe Extract All icon, the systemprompts you khổng lồ select a destination for the extracted files:

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Type the path of the thư mục where you wish to extract the files.

Use the Browse button to find the right folderkhổng lồ save sầu the files in. Cliông chồng the Extractbutton khổng lồ extract the files to lớn the selected folder.

Download the Files to GoogleDrive

Move the cursorover the attachment image & two buttons display over the image along with thetệp tin name at the top.

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To save the zipped attachment lớn your Google Drive sầu, cliông xã the Save sầu khổng lồ Drive button.

Cliông xã the Save to lớn Drive button on the right tosave sầu the zipped attachment to your Google Drive. (It looks lượt thích a triangle.)

Note: If the attachment tệp tin is zipped & you are not using Chrome, it"s bestlớn download it to lớn your computer first so that you can extract the files. Oncethe files are extracted, you can copy them onto your Google Drive.

The system prompts you that the file has been downloadedto lớn your Google Drive:

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To move the zipped attachment, click the Organize liên kết.

Click the Organize link to lớn move sầu the zippedattachment into lớn a specific thư mục in your Google Drive sầu.

After the zippedattachment is in your Google Drive, you still need to extract the files. If youare using Chrome, you can use Google"sZIPhường. Extractor utility.

To use the ZIPExtractor utility, right-cliông xã on the zip file in your Google Drive sầu folder.From the drop-down menu, select Openwith > ZIPhường Extractor.

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Use the ZIP.. Extractor utility to lớn unzip a tệp tin on Google Drive sầu when you have Chrome.

If you"ve notused ZIPhường. Extractor before, you"ll be prompted khổng lồ authorize ZIPhường. Extractor toaccess your Google Drive. Cliông chồng the Authorizebutton và follow the prompts khổng lồ complete the authorization. Next, you are promptedkhổng lồ extract the zip files:

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mở cửa files with the ZIPhường Extractor utility.

Clichồng the Extract now button to extract the filesfrom the zipped attachment.

Once you"vedownloaded và extracted the zip files, you are now ready to lớn begin working withthe attachment files.

3. How khổng lồ Open a Non-Zipped FileSent through Google Drive

Cliông chồng the gmail message lớn open it. The message displays onyour Gmail screen:

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To open a Gmail thư mục attachment, cliông chồng the hyperlinks.

A hyperlinks tothe attachment on Google Drive displays at the bottom of the message. Cliông xã theliên kết. Google Drive sầu opens. If theattachment was a folder on Google Drive, the thư mục opens:

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The folder is open & thumbnails of the files appear.

Now you can workwith the shared files in Google drive, or you can copy them khổng lồ your hard drive.

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Conclusion

If you know aboutthe Gmail attachment kích cỡ limit, you may think that you can"t email large filesusing Gmail. However, there is a way khổng lồ skết thúc large Gmail attachments usingGoogle Drive sầu or by zipping files.

In this tutorial,we"ve explained how lớn gmail large files and how lớn open an attachment inGmail. If your project requires that you gmail large files, follow theinstructions in this tutorial.

To learn evenmore about using Google Drive, nhận xét the tutorial:

For a completeguide to Gmail, study our multi-part tutorial series: Ultimate Beginner"s Guide khổng lồ Using Gmail, or get started with one of these tutorials: 


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