how to send large video files on WhatsApp best method – 2021
So, how to send large video files on WhatsApp, Right? This question is quite new to me as I didn’t face any problem sending large files through WhatsApp ever. But there may be some problems sending files through WhatsApp, so I am going to tell you the 2 best methods to send large files through WhatsApp.
If your WhatsApp is fully updated then you shouldn’t get any errors sending large files. So before going to our first method make sure your WhatsApp is fully updated and after updating, try sending the file again, if you still getting the error then follow the 2 methods below.
Send Files Using Google Drive
The first method is to send your file using google drive. How?… Check out this section.
First, you have to upload your file to your google drive. If you don’t know how to upload file to google drive then follow the steps
If you are on your smartphone then first find an app called Google Drive. Then open the app and click the three dash button at the top left corner and select the settings option and go at the bottom, there you will find a section called Data usage and there may be an option Transfer files only over Wi-Fi,
simply turn the button OFF and click ok. Disabling This option will allow uploading files through your mobile data. Now close the app and reopen it.
Now there must be a plus(+) button at the bottom, click on that and you will see below the type of popup
Simply click on the upload button and choose the file that you want to send. After that close the app and reopen it after some time. You will see the file there. Now simply click on the three-dots button and turn the below option on by clicking the option as shown below.
Now click the option copy link as shown below, it will copy the link. Now close the app and paste the link to your WhatsApp and send it to whoever you want. From that link, anyone can view and download that file so make sure to turn that link sharing option OFF after your work has finished.
Now if you are on a PC, you need to go to https://drive.google.com and sign in with any Google account then the process is the same as android, but instead of the three-dots button, you have to right-click on the file.
Now let’s go to the second method.
Send The File After Compressing
There are millions of websites for compressing a file. You can access those with a quick search. To compress a video file you can use websites like https://www.mp4compress.com/ there are many other websites that can compress other files, this is a website https://www.wecompress.com/en/ that can compress .doc, .xlsx, and other files. You can compress your file from here and then you can send it through WhatsApp. After compression, the file size will decrease, you may be able to send that file through WhatsApp if it doesn’t exceed the size of the file.
It is not recommended to upload your file to any other third-party website even for compression because the file you’ve uploaded may be stored on their server and if it is confidential then there can be a chance of misusing the file. But if your file is not that important, like if you are just sharing movies or casual video-songs then it is alright to use these websites.
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