Google Drive increases its free cloud storage capacity

Google has announced that it is tripling its free cloud storage capacity from 5GB to 15GB across its three services Gmail, Google+ and Google Drive.

The news comes ahead of Google's I/O conference and means that Google has increased its armoury in the war for your online document storage. The company's official Google Drive Blog made the announcement, saying that the changes will roll out over the next couple of weeks. For other options, check out our guide to the best cloud storage.

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Changes to the Google Drive storage page will mean you can easily keep track of how your storage space is being utilised. And if you need more storage, there is a set of revised additional storage plans starting at $4.99 per month for 100GB.

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Daniel Piper is Creative Bloq’s Senior News Editor. As the brand’s Apple authority, he covers all things Mac, iPhone, iPad and the rest. He also reports on the worlds of design, branding and tech. Daniel joined Future in 2020 (an eventful year, to say the least) after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more. Outside of Future, Daniel is a global poetry slam champion and has performed at festivals including Latitude, Bestival and more. He is the author of Arbitrary and Unnecessary: The Selected Works of Daniel Piper (Selected by Daniel Piper).