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Mail Sending Limit


Mail Sending Limit In Google Workspace: Gmail is a secure business email; users chat, voice call, do tasks, and share files and folders. Get custom emails for your company for your employees. Use many applications inside Gmail using Google Workspace add-ons. Sending many emails to customers is the main usage of Gmail. You can send the maximum number of messages per day according to the daily limit set by Gmail.  According to the type of account, the sending limit will vary. Let us see about the mail-sending limits and how to overcome them. 

 Sending Limits Based On Accounts

 There are different types of accounts present in Google Workspace. Types of accounts are free trial and paid account The Google Workspace trial account has many limitations in sending emails. A trial account has more limitations than a paid account. The only way to increase the limit is to convert your free trial account to a paid account. After the account conversion, sending limits are increased. 


How Does Sending Limit Increase For a Paid Account?

The following things need to be done to automatically increase the sending limit.

  • Your domain must be paid at least 100 USD, and 
  • at least 60 days have passed since reaching its payment threshold.

Limits For Google Drive Through Google Workspace

 While using a Google Workspace free trial account through Google Drive files are shared within and outside of your institution. Even after reaching the Gmail sending limit, you can share the mail with people outside of your organization. They will not get the sharing email notifications.

The Sending Limits You Experience When You Use Google Groups

  • Sending limits are lower than limits in sending limits.
  • Can only send a group email to the people inside your institution.
  • Even if they are members of a group, you Cannot turn on Auto replies to people outside your institution.
  • Google spam filter flagged messages not allowed to be posted directly to a group.

What Are The Messages Included That Are Counted For User Limits?

  • The messages are sent from a user’s alternate address/alias address.
  • The messages delegated to users to send.
  • Messages sent from Gmail’s vacation responder.

Gmail Sending Limits In Google Workspace

Let us see the types of Gmail sending limits and sending limits below. 

Type of Sending limit Limit
Max messages / Day

(Daily sending limit per user account*)


1500- Multi-send

500- Trial accounts

Message auto-forwarded

Messages are auto-forwarded to another account (which is not included in the daily sending limit)


Auto forward mail filters

Account filters that automatically forward mail

No of recipients/message

(Addresses in the To, Cc, Bcc fields of a single mail*)

2000 total/message (max 500 external recipients)
No of recipients/messages sent via SMTP (by POP or IMAP users) / Gmail API

 Addresses in the To, Cc, and Bcc fields of a single mail.

(Includes sent using /*)

Total recipients/day

Email addresses are counted each time a message is sent.

(ex: 5 emails sent to 10 mail addresses counted as 50 total recipients *)


1,500 for multi-send external external external

External recipients/day

Email addresses outside your primary domain( which includes domain aliases and alternate domains.

Unique recipients/day

Each email address is counted only once a day

(Ex: 5 emails sent to 10 different addresses counted as 10 unique recipients*.

5 emails  sent to a single address counted  as one unique recipient*)




2000 external

500 external for a trial account

*Applies to internal & external recipients

How To Limit Your Sending Limits?

To keep the account safe, you should not exceed the daily Gmail message limits. Error messages are displayed when you try to send mail after the limit is exceeded. So don’t exceed the daily limit as it will reduce the mail delivery. Follow the above steps to limit your sending limits. 

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