Upgrade to Google One from Drive, Gmail or Photos

With Google One:

  • You get more storage for Google Drive, Gmail and Google Photos.
  • You can call or chat with experts for answers to your Google-related questions.
  • You receive extra benefits to get more out of Google.
  • You can share your membership with up to five family members.

Get Google One

What changes when you upgrade

You'll receive extra storage through your Google One membership. This storage will become your new storage limit. You'll no longer buy storage via Google Drive. Learn how your existing storage works with Google One.

After you've purchased storage

  • It can take up to 24 hours for the storage to be available. You can check your storage here.
  • If your storage is incorrect, sign in to your Google Account to check if your payment went through.
  • If you bought storage through Photos, Gmail or Drive, you must manage your account there. You can't make changes to your Google One account via the Google One app.

Buy Google One storage

On your iPhone or iPad, you can upgrade to Google One from these Google apps:

Buy storage via the Google Drive app

Tip: Make sure that your Google Drive app is up to date. It may take a few minutes after you update for your purchase to appear. Update your Google Drive app.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Drive app Drive.
  2. On the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Storage.
  3. Next to the price for the plan that you want, tap Buy storage.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Buy storage via the Google Photos app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. On the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Back up & sync.
  3. Under 'Backup account', tap Buy storage.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Buy storage via the Google Gmail app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app .
  2. If you're using more than 90% of your storage, there’ll be a banner at the top of the app.
  3. To buy storage, tap Manage.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Help with upgrade issues

Manage subscriptions that were not purchased on the App Store

If you use the Google One website or another device to sign up for a plan, but you don't buy a plan via the App Store:

  • You can download the Google One app onto your Apple device.
  • You can't change your Google One plan on your iPhone or iPad.

If you want to adjust your account and manage your membership via the app, you must buy a plan with an Apple subscription.

Step 1: Cancel your Google One plan

On your computer:

  1. Go to Google One.
  2. Cancel the Google One plan that you previously bought.

Step 2: Buy a Google One plan with an Apple subscription

On your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Download the Google One app from the App store.
  2. Open the Google One app Google One.
  3. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Membership plan.
  4. Select a Google One plan.
  5. After you've picked your plan, in the App Store, confirm your new subscription.
You can only link your Apple account to one Google Account

To make Google One subscription changes, use the Google Account that you used when you subscribed to Google One in these iPhone and iPad apps:

  • Google One
  • Gmail
  • Drive
  • Photos

Related resources

Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu
Search Help Centre
true
5044059
false