How to Fix Google Drive Download Limit For Shared Files?

Google Drive happens to be a very useful product used worldwide. This widely serves the purpose of preserving files in cloud storage, which can be accessed later on when needed. Links of such files can be shared among others. But you might have noticed certain file links when accessed pops up the download limit error for shared files in the drive. That's nothing to worry, however, if you follow these steps carefully you can bypass google drive quota exceeded message.


How to Fix Google Drive Download Limit For Shared Files?


What is Google Drive Download Quota Exceeded Warning?

Whenever you click on such file in Google drive the following message pops up. 


Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently. Please try accessing the file again later. If the file you’re trying to access is particularly large or is shared with many people, it may take up to 24 hours to be able to view or download the file. If you still can’t access a file after 24 hours, contact your domain administrator.



Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently

The question is how to fix this google drive download limit issue!



How to Fix Google Drive Download Limit For Shared Files?


1. Sign in to your Google Drive account and then locate the file that you want to download.

2. Copy the ID code of the file into a different place, e.g. Notepad.


Copy the ID code of the file


3. Copy the following link into the browser's address bar and make sure to edit the marked region with the file ID that you saved in Step 2.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/GOOGLEDRIVECODE/view

4. Press Enter. When the new page loads, click on Add To My Drive button on the top right corner.



Add to drive

5. Come back to your own Google Drive homepage and locate the file. Right-click and select Make a Copy.


Make a copy

6. Lastly, right click on the copied file and hit the Download button.


Download

Thus, you can successfully download that file without any download limit warning. Enjoy! Oh, don't forget to share this. See Y'all around.

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