Email Attachment Size Limits for AIM Mail and AOL Mail

Go ahead and send large files in AIM and AOL Mail, just not too large


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Sharing images, videos, and documents in emails with AIM Mail and AOL Mail is easy. Images can be sent inline, and other files can be quickly attached. But there are limits to the size each file can be.

AIM Mail and AOL Mail Size Limits

With AIM Mail and AOL Mail, you can send or receive messages and attachments up to 25 MB in total size. The size limit applies to the combined size of all the elements of the message including the text, headers, and attached files.

How to Send Larger Files

To send files that, combined with the other elements of the email message, exceed the 25 MB size limit, use a file-sending service. Although services vary in how they work, generally large files are uploaded to a company server along with the email addresses of the individuals you want to notify that the file is available for download.

Most file-sending services offer premium fee-based packages and free, feature-limited uploads for smaller files. These services include: