1. Razor09's Avatar
    Does anyone know how to fix "attachment is too large to download over mobile network"? I have an unlimited data plan and should be able to DL large files through my email. I have friends with G2's that DL large files with no problem. I went through all the settings and seen nothing I could use.
    02-14-2012 03:21 PM
  2. davetheAndroid's Avatar
    Yea, I have gotten that myself a couple of times and just thought I got the message b/c I was over 3G @ the time. Maybe a fail safe for your account and battery?
    02-14-2012 05:46 PM
  3. moosc's Avatar
    I believe its a carrier deal. Doesn't matter if your unlimted. Have u tried wifi
    bjn714 likes this.
    02-14-2012 05:55 PM
  4. bjn714's Avatar
    I have never seen this. I have downloaded 1.5GB files before. I also have Verizon and am in a 4G network area though, so that may be a part of it...
    02-14-2012 05:59 PM
  5. Small_law's Avatar
    check to see if you have any data restrictions enabled in the settings. I don't remember seeing anything like that but you may be able to change an option or 2.
    02-14-2012 06:22 PM
  6. genoist's Avatar
    FAT32 formatting of the phone storage will prevent you from storing or downloading any individual files greater than 4 GB in size. How big are the files that you're trying to d/l?
    barley culiner likes this.
    02-15-2012 12:57 AM
  7. simonbove's Avatar
    I don't have this problem on my GSM Galaxy Nexus from Denmark. It must be your carrier...
    02-15-2012 01:20 AM
  8. Razor09's Avatar
    FAT32 formatting of the phone storage will prevent you from storing or downloading any individual files greater than 4 GB in size. How big are the files that you're trying to d/l?
    It's like there's a built-in setting that tries to make sure you're not using too much data time. If I'm at home or near wifi, large files are no problem. But when I'm out of wifi range and I check my email and have a large file to DL, I get that message. I should have the choice whether I want to use my air time or not.
    02-15-2012 08:47 AM
  9. enigma350's Avatar
    Are you trying to do this with the browser or in an app?
    02-15-2012 11:52 AM
  10. Razor09's Avatar
    Are you trying to do this with the browser or in an app?
    Just through the email app.
    02-15-2012 12:01 PM
  11. Razor09's Avatar
    Do you guys recommend using a different mail ap rather than the stock one?
    02-22-2012 10:33 AM
  12. Ansari7292's Avatar
    I am trying to download 7.2GB and its done about 4.3GB now it's giving the error that file is to large. Is there any solution to download the remaining file?
    09-28-2016 07:21 AM
  13. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    Where are you trying to save the file? Internal memory or SD card?
    B. Diddy likes this.
    09-28-2016 07:38 AM
  14. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I am trying to download 7.2GB and its done about 4.3GB now it's giving the error that file is to large. Is there any solution to download the remaining file?
    Welcome to Android Central! Are you downloading it directly to a microSD card? MicroSD cards formatted in FAT32 have a filesize limit of 4 GB.
    09-28-2016 11:45 AM
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