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If you use outlook to send or receive email and the attached file is too large then you can get the error message and the email can’t be sent. Like other application of sending emails outlook has also some restriction of size of email or file so if the size you want to send is more than the required size then you can’t perform your activity. In that condition the PST file may be damage because the size of the attached email is large. If you use outlook to send or receive emails then it is also compulsory for you to know some details and restriction because it will help you to avoid any thing happening wrong. Error message when you try to move an e-mail message that includes a large attachment from a .pst will be as-
Can’t move the item. This server responded that this message is too big.

Harms of this error:-

If you have included a large attachment with email then it may be harmful for the pst file that the pst file may be damage or corrupt and due to this issue you can’t process to send or receive, read, delete emails from outlook and it may be some file or emails of pst may be lost or deleted.

How to fix this error:-

If you want to fix error message when you try to move an e-mail message that includes a large attachment from a .pst then you have to do that cancel the sending process and compress the size of the attachment so that it may less than the maximum size of the pst file which is 20 MB. In that situation the email can stuck in outbox so always care it before sending email. This is a common error which mostly occurs with beginners of the outlook users because they have not the details of the maximum size of the sending attachment.

 

Follow the given steps to resize the attachment-
i) Set the outlook in offline mode and go to outbox folder
ii) Drag the stuck message to the drafts to edit
iii)Right click on the email and select the option “Move” then
iv) Select other folder
v) Drafts
You can create outlook rule which will not solve the problem permanently but give you the time to cancel the sending email.


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Error message when you try to move an e-mail message that includes a large attachment from a .pst

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