Recently, Google stated that it will limit the amount of files in Drive. In addition to that, it has also set a limit on how much space his account can have for free.
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Over the years, a lot of virtual “trash” can accumulate in your Google account. With this in mind, we have prepared special content to help you free up some space and not get headaches in the future.
How to free up space on your Google account on your computer
To free up space on your Google account on your computer, you can use the Google One manager. It is available in the app and also on the website. So you can access files and delete photos, downloads, videos, and more.
Go to “Reclaim your space” and choose the “Free up storage space in your account” option. When choosing one of the available categories, you just need to click on “Analyze and Release”. There, you will choose the files that you want to delete from your Google storage. Take the opportunity to preview some files before deleting them permanently.
When you are sure of the process, click on “Delete” and that’s it, you will be able to free up some space in your Google account. Remember that the action cannot be undone, so make sure you can delete this file.
Free up space on Android or iOS
For people who want to do the job to free up space from their Google account on mobile phones, the process is the same. The difference is that everything will be done by the mobile device each user has. This will ensure that your account is used for a longer period.
More tips for clearing Drive
Now, if you prefer to act manually, an interesting tip is to compress the files in Google Photos. Enter your Gmail and type the second command into the search engine “has: attachment large: 10M.” This will display all emails with files larger than 10MB in your account.
Take a good look and delete completely unnecessary things. This will help free up a lot of space on your account simply and quickly.
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