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Q: Gmail almost "full" ( Answered,   4 Comments )
Subject: Gmail almost "full"
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: foggydew-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 19 Nov 2006 15:03 PST
Expires: 19 Dec 2006 15:03 PST
Question ID: 784089
My Gmail is reaching full capacity: "You are currently using 2607 MB
(94%) of your 2786 MB."

What happens when I reach 100%?

Clarification of Question by foggydew-ga on 27 Nov 2006 14:34 PST
Help! Now Im at: "You are currently using 2660 MB (95%) of your 2788
MB.". Does anyone know what happens when a Gmail user reaches 100%
capacity of their 2788 MB?

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 27 Nov 2006 14:41 PST
Please let me know if this answers your question:

What happens if I near my storage limit? 
"We'll keep giving you more storage space as we're able, but if you do
come close to the limit, the quota indicator displayed at the bottom
of your account will change from green to red. If you go over your
storage limit, Gmail will hold your messages for a few days while you
clear out some space. If you don't delete anything within that
allotted time, you won't be able to receive new messages, and messages
sent to your account will then be returned to sender."

Best regards,

Clarification of Question by foggydew-ga on 30 Nov 2006 18:01 PST
Yes it answers my question. Please post.

My condolences on the loss of this handy service.

Subject: Re: Gmail almost "full"
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 30 Nov 2006 21:42 PST
Hi Fog,

I'm glad I was able to help you find the answer to your question.

Best regards,
Subject: Re: Gmail almost "full"
From: unknownentity-ga on 19 Nov 2006 15:49 PST
It will then say "You are currently using 2786 MB (100%) of your 2786 MB."
Subject: Re: Gmail almost "full"
From: cynthia-ga on 19 Nov 2006 15:58 PST
...Then you you return here and tell US what happens when you reach
capacity!  Enquiring minds would love to know. I don't know anyone
that has reached capacity, although I am at 831MB (31%). My bet is
nothing happens, but if you are unable to receive new mail (if thet
bounce back to the sender with a "receipient's mailbox is
full")---then my bet is you will dump your old mail to make room for
Subject: Re: Gmail almost "full"
From: frde-ga on 20 Nov 2006 01:29 PST
Pound yourself with some large Emails and find out

- I would also be interested
Subject: Re: Gmail almost "full"
From: smar-ga on 20 Nov 2006 23:44 PST
If you mail box is full and don't want to delete you mails. the below
are options for you.

1. create new mail Id 
   Process: a) go to setting after login --> Accounts ---> Add another email   
            b) In send invite option: type you email id and and send invite to 
                your mail only. through that you can create new email id

2. You can use that new email address or

3. transfer all the present messages to new mail and use old one
because old email id is know to all.


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