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What is the maximum size of email/attachments I can receive?

This is generally limited by your mailbox size and how much free space you have.
But you must note : If for example if you had 10MB of free space left in your mailbox, this doesn't necessarily mean emails can be sent to you with a 10MB attachments...
This is due to the MIME encoding that takes place at the email client - this must happen for binary file attachments - because email was designed as a text only transport system - so when sending binary data, it must be converted to a text type format. MIME encoding converts binary data to ASCII - unfortunately this is quite an inefficient process and will generally increase the size of the attachment to around 150%

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