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Is There a Size Limit on Incoming or Outgoing Email?

Attachments up to 50 MB can be sent or received using your GreenGeeks-hosted email addresses.

Sending or receiving large email attachments can have a detrimental effect on an email server, so attachment size is limited. Capping the attachment size is not a limitation unique to GreenGeeks. Gmail for example, limits attachment size to 25 MB – half of the GreenGeeks limit.

When you have a file larger than 50 MB to send, you might consider uploading the file to a service such as Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft OneDrive and sending a link to the file in your email message. Most of the file storage services also provide useful options such as setting an expiration date for links, etc.

Note: your recipient’s email service may also have an incoming attachment size limitation, so even though it’s possible to send a 50 MB using your GreenGeeks-hosted email, you might want to keep email attachments under 25 MB to avoid potential delivery problems on the recipient’s end.

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  1. Does VPS hosting has the same limitations of 100 emails per hour and 10Mb attachments??

    1. Christian, no our VPS does not have the same limitation. You would be able to adjust these limitations as the environment is private to you.

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