How to send large videos via Gmail and using several app

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Many of us don’t know how to send large video through Gmail and many apps. But we have to share many necessary files along with videos every day. File sharing is effortless. However, we face some difficulties in sharing the video. Video sending is also as easy as file sharing. You have to follow some instruction and need to understand some criteria.

If you want to send any video through Gmail, you can upload it from desktop or Google Drive. It will sometimes take if it is a large video. On the other hand, sending large video via apps such as Whatsapp, Messenger, etc. It may hard because there is a size limitation. Large size video sometimes doesn’t upload. If it uploads, it will take much time and requires high internet speed. You don’t need to tension anyway. Here you will find all the instruction in details.

Sending a large video via Gmail

Sending large videos, you can upload using Google Drive. Even you can choose Onedrive from Outlook email. Follow the easy steps of how to send large videos via Gmail.

Login to Gmail account

Open your Gmail account putting username and password. Click on ‘’Compose’’ option to send video. Write the Gmail address of the person you want to send. Give a name to the subject below.

Find the Google Drive icon

You can see the Google Drive icon bottom of the page. It is beside the ‘’File attach’’ icon. Click on that. It will show you the videos you have on your Drive. Select which one you want to send. Then it will start uploading.

Upload from desktop

If you want to upload it from the desktop, click on the “Upload” option. It is on the top right corner. You can see that your video is uploading. It will take time to upload. Then click on ‘’Send’’ button. Your video has been sent.

Sending the large video using Onedrive

There you will know how to send large video using Onedrive. Follow the easy steps to send video.

  • Login to Outlook account
  • Click on three by three grid of dot (blue color) on the left top corner
  • Select Onedrive to open Onedrive page
  • Click on “Upload” to upload or “File” to select video
  • Once selected the video will start uploading
  • After finishing exist Onedrive page
  • Open Mail to send video
  • Click “+New” top of the page left side
  • Click “attach” on second option top of the page
  • Then appear a page. Click “Onedrive-personal”
  • Select video from the files
  • Click “Next” and select “Attach as Onedrive file.”
  • Then enter Email address and give a name to the subject
  • Click “Send, ” and your email has been sent already

iCloud Mail to send video

Here is the instruction for using iCloud Mail. You need Apple ID and password for the iCloud account. Look at the following steps how to send large video through iCloud Mail.

Open iCloud account

Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password. Go to the bottom of the page to click on the gear icon. Select “Preferences.” Then click on “Composing” option.

Select video

Choose the second option “Use Mail Drop when sending attachments.” Send more than five GB large video selecting this option. Click “Done” at the bottom.

Open new email to attach the file

Select pen and pad icon to open a new email. Click on file symbol and choose a video from a desktop. It will take time to upload. Put your information to send the email to the person. Once you are done uploading click send button.

Sharing large size video on apps

We need to share large video sometimes on apps. Even apps are being used for official purpose. It is easier to inform people for meeting on messenger. Rather than sending an email or making a phone call. At present people use their smartphone to share any file except emailing. So look at a glance to the following quick steps of how to send large videos.

Whatsapp application

On Whatsapp, the video is allowed only 16MB. For sending a large video, you need to make some changes first. You have to download an app “ES File Manager.” Then open the menu and search “Root Explorer” and “Show Hidden Files.” Turn on this two option. Then you will see many folders inside in the hidden files. Select SD card and device option. Select “Data” from the hidden files.

There is another folder named “Data” inside it. Inside the folder search com.whatsapp. Open the file and write on the search option. WhatsApp preference will appear. Select that using ES Note Editor. Click on pencil icon when appearing a page and scroll down. Then search line name “<int name= media limit MB value=16”. Now change the limits as your requirements and save. You will be able to send large video files.

Viber Application

On Viber, video limitation is 10MB. If your video is more than 10MB, you can’t send them. Then you have to install another application to change settings. There might also be an alternative way without changing settings. See some video tutorial for more information.

Send Anywhere( File Transfer)

This is the app for sending large videos to any application. So, install the app from the Play Store. Slide the bar on the right side on top of the application. Then there will appear a page. Select your video from the page. After selecting click on the link icon. Then choose the application you want to send through. Finally, tab on send option and your video has been sent.

Google Drive

Install Google Drive on an android phone to send video. Using Google Drive, you can send video selecting any application.


After reading and following the instruction, anyone can easily send large video. However, it just takes too time to upload the video. But If you have a fast internet connection, there won’t be any problem. On the other hand, it is better to choose Email or iCloud to share the large video. Sometimes the devices had troubled to share big size video file via apps. You can send small MB such as one or two minutes long video very quickly. So, follow the easy steps of how to send large video using any application.

1 Comment

  1. Jacobo

    November 3, 2017 at 2:50 PM

    You can try MyAirBridge ( With this online service you can send up to 20 GB totally for free and without any registration!

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