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How to Download Gmail Blocked Attachments [With Pictures]

A lot of people like me used gmail to send archives before cloud storage services like Dropbox or Onedrive were born. Through time, gmail has started blocking some typical types of files and you can't send or receive or send them on mails.

Fair enough, these files might prove dangerous as they can be used to send malware and viruses through mails.

The problem which arises is how can we access the files that we have stored in our past emails. For example, today I needed my high school project which I sent to my project partner in 2010. When I tried downloading the attachment, gmail prompted me that it is blocked and I cannot download it. After a quick search on the internet, I found a solution which wasn't properly formatted across various blogs and websited, so I am sharing this solution with you.

Prologue: A little information about mail file formats MIME An email format which is used by mostly all the email providers we know. A MIME file contains all the information you sen…