How to send big files via email, an easy way

Sending big files by email

At some point all of us have needed to send a large file by email. Nowadays, in your daily working tasks, you may have to send photos, multimedia catalogues or videos to your clients or coworkers. In this article we tell you how to send files which exceed atttachment size limits in email boxes.

Attached files, the problem of size

When files are attached to a message, your email box imposes a maximum size, but keep in mind that the size limit in your recipient's email box, which may be smaller than yours, is also important.

Attaching large files, an easy way

Even though there are different ways and several online services in order to send large files, we will explain to you a way so simple that you will not need to complicate your life:

Sending big files by email with WeTransfer
  1. Just go to
  2. Add the files that you want to send, up to a maximum of 2 GB.
  3. Enter the email address of your recipient. You may also enter several email addresses to send the same files to different people at the same time.
  4. Enter your email address.
  5. Write a brief message explaining what are you sending and what for. This step is not obligatory, but it will inspire more trust in your addressee.
  6. Click on “Transfer” and wait until the files are completely uploaded.

That is all, in a few moments you will receive an email from WeTransfer as a confirmation. The recipients will receive an email with your message and a download link. Besides, WeTransfer will send you another email when they have downloaded the files.

Take into account that using the free version of WeTransfer, recipients will have 7 days to download the files. After that time they will be removed.

Do you have any doubts or suggestions about sending large files by email? Feel free to leave your comments below.