See or change your storage

You can use Google One storage space on Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos. See if Google One is available for your account, and how much it costs.

Google One plan managers can choose to share storage with everyone in their family on Google. Family members can use as much of the available storage as they want.

Family members, except accounts managed by parents, can see the storage used by other family members. Family members can't see your files, unless you choose to share files in Drive.

See your storage space

  1. On your computer, go to Google One.

  2. On the homepage, see storage used by each Google product.
  3. To see storage used by each family member, next to "Family," click the Down arrow Down Arrow.

Change your Google One plan

You can select a storage plan with more or less storage space than you have now. You can also decide to pay your subscription monthly or annually. 

  1. On your computer, go to Google One.
  2. At the top right, click Settings Settings.
  3. Click Change Storage plan.
  4. Select a downgrade plan:
    • To add more storage space, choose a plan under "Upgrade options."
    • To pay for less storage space, choose a plan under "Downgrade options."
  5. Confirm the new plan pricing and payment date. Then, click Continue.
  6. Select your payment method and click Subscribe.
Stop paying for storage and cancel Google One
If you don't want to pay for extra storage anymore, you can end your Google One plan.
  1. On your computer, go to Google One.
  2. At the top, click Settings Settings and then Cancel membership.
  3. In Google Play, next to "Google One," click Manage and then Cancel subscription.
  4. Follow the steps on the screen.

Learn more about canceling your Google One membership.

Stop sharing storage with family

By default, family members can use as much of the available storage as they want. If someone is using too much storage, ask them to clear some of their storage.

If you don't want to share your storage with your family, learn how to stop sharing Google One.

What happens if you run out of space

All your files will stay safe, but you won't be able to store anything new. For example:

  • Google Drive: You won't be able to sync or upload new files. Syncing between your computer's Google Drive folder and My Drive will stop. You can still create Google documents because they don't take up any storage space.
  • Google Photos: If you store photos in Original quality and you run out of storage space, we'll ask if you want to buy more storage, back up in High quality (lower resolution), or turn off back up.
  • Gmail: Messages people send you will be returned to them.

Learn more about clearing space on Google Drive.

Fix issues with storage

Available storage didn't go up as much as expected

A Google One membership replaces your current storage plan.

The storage from your Google One membership will become your new storage limit. It isn't added on top of your existing paid storage.

If you got storage as part of a promotion, you'll keep the extra storage.

Learn more about how Google One works with existing storage.

Available storage didn't increase after deleting files

Not all files count against your storage space. For example, emails in your Gmail's Trash don't take up storage, but files in your Drive's Trash do.

Learn more about what files take up space.

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