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File too Large to attach when sending video

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by sentinelace, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. sentinelace

    sentinelace Well-Known Member
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    I am trying to email a 7mb video and I get this error. Same result when I try to txt it. This is crazy. Is there a work around other than a 3rd part app?
     

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  2. sitlet

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    Are you trying to send it through gmail or another mail type? Are you on wifi?
     
  3. sentinelace

    sentinelace Well-Known Member
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    I have tried both. Have not tried through wifi
     
  4. sitlet

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    ive never had that problem. Try logging on to gmail through the browser, not the gmail app. sometimes that works bette.r
     
  5. sentinelace

    sentinelace Well-Known Member
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    too much work. I am in the picture gallery and hitting share to send by email. I need to send these to customers and not through crappy gmail. I am using my exchange server. Regardless the error happens on all the accounts, including txt messaging. Droid 1
     
  6. sitlet

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    Ok well then instead of trying to send through the gallery, go into the Mail app and add the file as an attachment.
     
  7. sentinelace

    sentinelace Well-Known Member
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    I will try that, but is there a reason the share option gives this error?
     
  8. sitlet

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    I dont know, just try the other way.
     
  9. cyaiphone

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    does anyone know what the attachment limit is on files like this?
     
  10. sentinelace

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    pretty sad since the one I am sending is only 7mb
     
  11. nyydynasty

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    i'm pretty sure gmail (website) has an attachment limit of >25mb
    but i'm not sure about the android limit

    i know that the video camera's have an option to limit the recorded video to a size small enough to send via MMS or email.
     

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