Legacy storage plans

In the past few years, Google storage plans have changed. In general, if you're on an older plan, you can stay on that plan as long as you continue to make payments and keep your payment information (like your credit card details) up to date. If you're on an older plan and would like to change or upgrade plans, you'll be able to choose from among the plans currently being offered.

In May 2013, Google Drive storage was unified, meaning that your free storage space, as well as storage you've purchased, is now shared across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos. Any storage purchases, promotions, or adjustments that have been applied to your account in the past will be reflected in your amount of unified storage. In other words, your storage space will not be decreased. 

If you're curious why you have the amount of storage space you do, visit https://www.google.com/settings/storage/ and hover over the pie chart to see what storage adjustments have been applied to your account.

Previous storage plans

Pre-April 2012 April 2012 – May 2013 June 2013 - February 2014

Free storage:

  • 7+ GB in Gmail
  • 1 GB in Google Docs (uploaded files only)
  • 1 GB in Picasa

Free storage:

  • 10 GB in Gmail
  • 5 GB between Google Drive and Google+ Photos

Free storage:

  • 15 GB across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos

Purchased storage shared across:

  • Gmail
  • Google Docs
  • Picasa

Purchased storage shared across:

  • Google Drive and Google+ Photos
  • Automatically get additional but separate Gmail storage.

Purchased storage shared across:

  • Google Drive
  • Gmail
  • Google+ Photos
Renew yearly Renew monthly Renew yearly
Pricing structure (prices are yearly)
  • 20 GB - $5
  • 80 GB - $20
  • 200 GB - $50
  • 400 GB - $100
  • 1 TB - $256
  • 2 TB - $512
  • 4 TB - $1024
  • 8 TB - $2048
  • 16 TB - $4096
Pricing structure (prices are monthly)
  • 25 GB - $2.49
  • 100 GB - $4.99
  • 200 GB - $9.99
  • 400 GB - $19.99
  • 1 TB - $49.99
  • 2 TB - $99.99
  • 4 TB - $199.99
  • 8 TB - $399.99
  • 16 TB - $799.99
Pricing structure (prices are monthly)
  • 100 GB - $4.99
  • 200 GB - $9.99
  • 400 GB - $19.99
  • 1 TB - $49.99
  • 2 TB - $99.99
  • 4 TB - $199.99
  • 8 TB - $399.99
  • 16 TB - $799.99

How to keep your old plan

Google Drive storage plans have changed, but you can stay on your legacy plan as long as you:

  • Keep your account active
  • Keep payment information in Google Wallet accurate and up-to-date
  • Don’t make adjustments to your current plan

If your account lapses, your credit card is declined, or you choose to change your storage plan in any way (upgrade or downgrade), you’ll be asked to choose from among the new Google Drive storage plans. Once you choose a new plan, you'll no longer be able to switch back to the old one.