Bypass Google Drive Quota Exceeded Download Limit [Fixed]

Want to fix google drive download limit?

If yes, then this post is definitely gonna help you.

GDrive is one of the most popular cloud storage services.

And the features they provide are impressive.

One feature which is really like is creating direct links to google drive files which is also known as File sharing.

Using this feature you can easily share your GDrive files on the internet for free.

Although, this feature works great but it also has some limitations like “Google Drive Quota Exceeded“.

Whenever too many users have viewed or downloaded the specific file in recent times.

Can't View or Download this File

It shows an error ” Sorry, you can’t view or download this file at this time. ” and your download limit per day has reached.

So in this post, I will show you how to fix or bypass the google drive quota exceeding limit error.

Let’s see How it works…

Bypass / Fix Google Drive Quota Exceeded Download Limit [2022]

Note:- Sometimes you also got an error like this “Download Quota exceeded for this file, so you can’t download it at this time.” and both these google drive errors are the same.

Download Quota Exceeded for this File

And has the same solution & can be fixed easily, the only thing you need is a Google account.

So Let’s get started & follow these steps.

1. Sign in to Google Drive Account

The first step is to Login or Sign in to your Google Drive Account.

Sign in Google Drive Account

And please make sure there is some free storage space in your GDrive.

Free Storage Space

2. Change or Edit URL of Specific file

Now Open the Url in your web browser of that specific File for which you want to bypass google drive download limit.

Open URL in Web Browser

And Change or Replace the uc?id part of the Url with the open?id. Like I have shown below.

Change URL to Bypass Google Drive Download Limit

Original URL:
Changed URL:

3. Add to My Drive

Now on the Right-hand side corner Click on Add to My Drive button.

Add to My Google Drive

After that Click on My Drive and then Click on Add Shortcut.

My Drive

And this file will be automatically synced or added to your Google Drive.

4. Create a Copy of File

Now Open your Google Drive account and search for that Specific File. Now Right Click on it & then choose Make a copy option.

Create a Copy of Google Drive File

Note:- This method works well with both shared Files and Folders stored on Google drive storage.

5. Download the Files

After copying the file, Right Click on it and select the Download option from it.

Downloading the Copied File

And then Click on Download Anyway.

Download Anyway

And Done! You have successfully fixed or bypassed the google drive quota limit per day.

Bonus Tip:- I would recommend you to use IDM or other Download Manager to download large files like 2Gb or greater.

Internet Download Manager

And Done!

If the above method doesn’t work for you, then you can try the other mentioned methods below.

Method 2: Use Incognito Mode

Note:- Here don’t use incognito mode in the default browser. It would be better if you could use a different browser than used in method 1.

Using incognito mode to bypass the google drive download limit looks pretty dumb.

But sometimes it really works.

I have also used this many times to download the google drive files with exceeded limits.

But it doesn’t guarantee that it will always work.

But still, you can give it a try it will hardly take a minute.

And for that simply Open the New incognito mode window and then paste the google drive file link & hit Enter.

Open Google Drive File in incognito mode

Now click on the Download button.

Download Button

And a new tab will open, so click on Download anyway.

Downloading Google Drive Exceeded Limit File

Hope this worked for you or you can move to the next method.

Method 3: Using a Third-Party Tool

Although, I never trust the third-party tools to use for my personal work.

But if the work is not so crucial or important then we can give it a try to use these tools safely.

Yesterday I got to know about a tool called Google Drive File Limit Bypass Tool. And it works really great.

Google Drive Limit Bypass Tool

I have thoroughly checked this tool for different files and it is working really awesome. It is easy to use & has a good download speed.

Just you have to visit this given link, then scroll down and then paste the google drive file link & click on Remove my limit.

Remove my limit

And then a new download link is generated, so click on that.

New Download Link

After that, a new tab will open up for a security check and then check the I’m not a robot box and click on I am Human.

Security Check Box

And Done! It will start downloading the file without any limits using a high-speed server.

That’s it for now…


So that’s how you can easily fix the Google Drive bandwidth limit to upload and download files without any restriction. So what are you waiting for, Go ahead & start downloading the files without any limits.

You can also follow the same method for Onedrive & Dropbox files.

Stay tuned for the next post on how do I fix google drive Http 403 error.

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