Google users can get an estimate of their storage time based on how often users back up photos, videos, files, and other content to their Google Account. Since user storage is shared between Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos, users can check how much storage they have used on their Google Account by checking it from Google Photos, Gmail, or Google Drive. . Users can decide whether they want to free up space or consider paid options to purchase more storage.
– First, go to the right profile account photo on Google Photos, Gmail or Google Drive or
–Select Manage your Google Account> Account storage.
– Here you can see the total data used on Google storage divided into Gmail, Photos and Drive.
– Free up the storage space of your account in the Recover your space section.
– Here you will see deleted files from Google Drive, emails with large attachments and spam emails which you can delete to create additional space.
–Select the free exam and data.
Users can also go directly to https://photos.google.com/storage to check the storage space available on the Google account.
David Lieb, Google Photos Product Lead, said that every Google Account comes with 15GB of free storage, which means over 80% of Google Photos users will be able to continue downloading content for about 3 years before they run out. of space.
Earlier this week, Google announced a change in the storage data cap for high-quality photos and newly uploaded content to Google Photos from June 1, 2021. All existing HQ content remains exempt from the storage quota, including including all HQ content downloaded by then.
Lieb noted that before this change takes effect, Google will launch new tools that will make it easier to identify and remove content you don’t want to store, like dark and blurry photos, long videos, and more.
If users feel that their storage data is depleted, they can consider paid options which are as follows:
100 GB: This Google storage plan costs Rs 130 per month and Rs 1300 per year. This plan brings 100 GB of storage, additional member benefits, the ability to add family members, and access to Google experts.
200 GB: This Google storage plan costs Rs 210 per month and Rs 2100 per year. This plan brings 200 GB of storage, additional member benefits, the ability to add family members, and access to Google experts.
2 TB: This plan costs Rs 650 per month and Rs 6500 per year with additional benefits that remain the same. Google offers VPN services for this plan in the United States and is likely to extend it to India.