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I have 100 compressed pictures. Each of them is 2 MB. I would like to send via email everything at once as attachments (no hosting on Gdrive or somewhere else). Basically pictures will have to be sent in several emails. Is there any way to do it at once?

To put it otherwise, I'm asking for a way to automatically send multiple email messages to send all the files. Ideally not one email per file, but each email should contain as many pictures as possible based on a maximum that I would specify.

I use a Samsung Galaxy S3. I know the max size of the recipient's mailbox and pictures cannot be further compressed. I don't mind filling my recipient's mailbox.

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    The sending limit with Gmail is 25MB, regardless of whether you're using Android or not. Other than that, I'm not exactly sure what you're asking for. Are you asking for a way to automatically send multiple email messages to send all the files? Could you edit your question and specify that? – dotVezz Jan 8 '14 at 16:22
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    The age of sending big attachments via e-mail is over. Even if GMail would allow big attachments, no one can guarantee that the receiving mail server is also accepting it. What's wrong with hosting the file(s) on GDrive/Dropbox/Whatever and just sending the link? – Flow Jan 8 '14 at 16:29
  • @dotVezz Yes, I'm asking for a way to automatically send multiple email messages to send all the files. Ideally not one email per file, but each email should contain as many pictures as possible based on a maximum that I would specify. – Franck Dernoncourt Jan 8 '14 at 16:40
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    I'm fairly sure there's no real way to do this automatically. The mainstream answer is to use Google Drive, and alternative answers just involve using other cloud storage options. Because of that, there's no real need for anyone to make an app that will do this for you. Like @Flow already asked, is there any reason why you can't use cloud storage? – dotVezz Jan 8 '14 at 16:42
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    If you're that adverse to using cloud storage, then the next best thing to do is to just send 10-12 pictures at once (varies depending on exact size of image(s)). If you need to do this just once, then might as well as suck it up. – WoF Jan 8 '14 at 17:59
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It would be a long and hard way, but if you have enough time and resources you could cross compile the mail software of GNU CLI and use it from an Android app.

This way you can be sure the software won't be limiting your messages by attachment size. And if it did you could properly refactor the source code.

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    If he's trying to send it through SMTP (He tagged Gmail) Then the SMTP Server's settings will still limit the attachment size and mail will fail. And as Flow said, there's no way to guarantee that the receiving server will accept large attachments even if you were to work around the sending limit. – dotVezz Jan 8 '14 at 16:37
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    Yep, the mail servers are enforcing the max mail size, not the mail client/app. – Flow Jan 8 '14 at 16:37
  • Indeed I'm not trying to bypass the 25 MB limit, but I'm looking for a way to automatically send multiple email messages to send all the files. – Franck Dernoncourt Jan 8 '14 at 16:42
  • Tagging gmail is not an enforcement of using a gmail client account. He might be using a non cloud mailing system. The server issues are not to mention here because the asker slightly specified not to worry about recipient account characteristics and limits. – 43488 Jan 8 '14 at 16:44
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    He mentioned the recipient's email inbox size, the maximum attachment size is an entirely separate thing. As @Flow said already, there's no practical way to send large attachments over email in this day and age. Also, telling a user to cross-compile source code to run on Android is seriously not going to be an acceptable answer on this site. You can't expect a user to know how to compile code; they're not even going to be familiar with configuration or syntax of mail to begin with. You may want to check our help center for more information on that. – dotVezz Jan 8 '14 at 16:57

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