G Suite – Gmail Limitation

Intro about G suite

G Suite is a collaboration of Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar for business or personal uses. One login for all the products and get the best compatibility in mobile, tablet and computer. Anytime anywhere app access concept has been developed by Google team. People around the world adapting G suite quickly for security and reliability.

Products under G Suite

Gmail – the world’s most reliable mailing platform.

Google Drive – Share and store your valuable data. Get access from anywhere using any device.

Google Docs – Google docs contains Sheets (i.e Excel), Docs (i.e Word), Slides (i.e Powerpoint) and Google Forms.

Google Sites – Here you can develop your own website. Just need to copy/paste and drag and drop way.

Calendar -Schedule your appointment keep records of reminders.

Google Keep – Store your notes for future uses. Get access anywhere anytime.

Google Vault

Have the option to keep archival save for future uses. For old Gmail and docs, you can save in Google Vault which can retrieve any time. This is built for business uses.


Draw your image and share the instant and get feedback from your team. Jamboard built for no remote users to connect with office teammates. One board for all team maters from anywhere can make a correction in real time.

G suite marketplace

G Suite Marketplace is an online store for web applications. Its work with Google Apps even you can find such apps in the Play Stores. But the difference is here you can post third-party software and manage to sell your apps.

Brief intro of G suite is given. Now here we are exploring limitation of Gmail for business.

Gmail for business

As we know Google mail / Gmail, we all have a Gmail id. Without Gmail smartphone will an empty box, I guess. Google tries to keep its monopoly to use Gmail for Android play store apps. For extent, Google launched Gmail for business. With advanced features and security enabled. Gmail for business can be managed from the admin portal to block suspicious mail domain and ids.

G Suite Admin panel

Limitation of Gmail for business

Message Size: Using Gmail for business you can send mail with attachment 25 GB Max. This limit is fixed for Personal Gmail users also.

We recommend you to use google drive for larger files sharing. There is no other option to attach files more than 25 GB Gmail business as well personal. Attachment Types: Google will not allow to send or receive executable file types (“.EXE”). Even.EXE files you can’t send via compressed/zipped way like .zip, .rar and .7zip etc.

Number of Recipients:

  1. Using web-mail via gmail.com interface. You have a max number of recipients for one message is 500.
  2. When using the account in email clients (Thunderbird, Outlook, Opera mail etc.). The max number of recipients for one message is 100.  When you are using G Suite mail / Gmail through SMTP, POP, IMAP you have permission to send email 100 mail ids only.

In more detail go through the following Table which has been elaborated more detailed

Limit type Limit
Messages per day
Daily sending limit*
2,000 (500 for trial accounts)
Messages auto-forwarded
Messages automatically forwarded to another account, not included in the daily sending limit
Auto-forward mail filters Account filters that automatically forward mail 20
Recipients per message
Addresses in the To, Cc, and Bcc fields of a single email*
2,000 (500 external)
Recipients per message sent via SMTP (by POP or IMAP users)
Addresses in the ToCc, and Bcc fields of a single email. Includes email sent using smtp-relay.gmail.com or
Total recipients per day
Email addresses (recipients) count each time a message is sent; 5 emails sent to 10 addresses count as 50 total recipients.
External recipients per day
Email addresses outside your primary domain, includingdomain aliases and alternate domains
Unique recipients per day
Each email address (each unique recipient) counts onlyonce per day: 5 emails sent to 10 different addresses count as 10 unique recipients* 5 emails sent to a single address count as 1 unique recipient*
3,000 (2,000 external, 500 external for trial accounts)

This article particles taken from Google forums and knowledge base.

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