# Rate limits
Your GC Notify service is limited to doing 1,000 API requests per minute.
This limit is calculated on a rolling average basis, per API key type. If you exceed the limit, you will get a
Adjusting the API rate limit
This rate limit can be changed if you need. To request an API rate limit increase, contact us (opens new window).
# Daily limits
There’s a limit to the number of messages you can send each day:
|Service status||Type of API key||Daily limit|
|Live||Team or live||Customized according to your needs|
|Live or trial||Test||Unlimited|
These limits reset at midnight UTC. All team members will receive an email if you reach 80% of your daily limit and if you reach your daily limit.
You can request to go live in settings.
Adjusting your daily limit
The daily limit can be changed if you need. To request a limit increase, contact us (opens new window).
# Phone network limits
If you repeatedly send text messages to the same number the phone networks will block them.
To prevent spamming there is an hourly limit of:
- 20 messages with the same content to the same recipient
- 100 messages with any content to the same recipient
Your messages may not be delivered if you exceed these limits and your service may be blocked by phone carriers.