Frustrated With Mega's Download Limit? Here's How You Can Bypass It

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February 4, 2019 21:14 By Fabiosa

Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to download some file on the Internet, but the website told you were already over the limit? For some users, this happens all the time and becomes the most frustrating thing in their life. Others may encounter the download limit for the first time. Whatever the case is, if you are here, you are probably wondering if there’s a way to pass around this. Fortunately, there’s something you could do. As an example, we will use the Mega Cloud website.

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How to bypass Mega download limit

First things first, you need to know what is “bandwidth” and why it can be exceeded. Bandwidth is an amount of data that can be transferred from one point to another, and in this case, from the Mega servers to your computer. The exceeded bandwidth means you’ve downloaded more than is allowed. As for the download speed, the company also has some specific limitations. However, it is worth mentioning that Mega is certainly one of the best free cloud storage providers out there in the speed department. Let’s take a closer look at how you can bypass Mega’s limits.

As a free user, you can have up to 50 GB of free storage, and download files that are less than 5 GB. This also implies, you cannot download more than 5 GB of data. Unfortunately, Mega is good at protecting the bandwidth, so the solution isn’t simple.

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First of all, you will have to download one of the apps that are used to download files from Mega. The best ones are considered “Mega Downloader,” “JDownloader,” or “MegaSync.” After you’ve downloaded the app, you should install it. But before actually downloading the desired file, you should use VPN. So the plan is simple:

  1. Download and install an app for Mega.
  2. Use VPN  (no need if you have a dynamic IP-address).
  3. After getting the error about exceeding the bandwidth, simply change the VPN location.
  4. And in case of dynamic IPs, simply restart your router.
  5. Repeat the procedure once you encounter the error again.

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Hopefully, this loophole isn’t closed in the nearest future. So if you were wondering how to trick Mega download limit, the answer is simple: use VPN (simply turn it on if you are using Opera) and a third-party app to download from Mega servers. This method, by far, is the only simple option to bypass the free user limitations.

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