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How to free up space in Google to have more storage in Drive, Gmail and Photos

How to free up space in Google to have more storage in Drive, Gmail and Photos – LA NACION

    

        

    

    

 
    
    

    

    

    
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Google's email, document and photo services have free storage, but with a 15 GB limit, which is usually completed after accumulating large files

The

Google Drive storage service

It is a very useful resource for creating and managing text documents, spreadsheets and presentations, as well as allowing the storage of various types of files. The

capacity is limited to 15 GB

, more than enough space for some, but that can be filled if you take into account that

this limit is shared

so much with

Google Drive

as with the email service

Gmail

and the application

Google Photos

, which makes an automatic copy of the photos and videos stored by our
        
        
smartphone

        

 .

Of course, if the 15 GB limit is exceeded, you can purchase additional space

by subscribing to the Google One service

. However, for those who wish to maintain the service free of charge,

optimize storage capacity

to the

delete the files that take up the most space

.

Below we detail the steps to

recover storage space on Drive, Gmail and Google Photos

, a task that will take time but will allow you to gain space to use the services of
        
        
Google

        

 .

How to free up storage space in Google


From the desktop version you can verify which files are taking up the most space on Google Drive

From the desktop version you can verify which are the files that take up the most space on Google Drive

  • First you have to identify

    what are the large files

    they take up space in

    Google Drive

    . Since

    google.com/settings/storage

     You can clearly see the distribution of the 15 GB that Google allocates.

  • In

    Google Drive

    you can do a

    filter to identify the files that take up the most space

    within the unit, such as photos, videos, or PDF documents. This option is performed

    from the desktop web version

    in option


    Storage

    , and then you have to sort the files by


    Storage used

    .


In Gmail you can enter a special command to apply a filter that shows which are the emails with large attachments

In Gmail you can enter a special command to apply a filter that shows which are the emails with large attachments

  • In

    Gmail

    attachments take up space, so

    identify those large messages

    . In this case, the following command must be entered in the search engine:


    has: attachment larger: 10M

    Thus,

    Gmail display all emails with 10MB attachments

    , a value that can be reduced or expanded according to the need to optimize the mailbox capacity, and then proceed to

    delete messages with large attachments

    .


Google Photos must be configured with the backup option in High quality, to avoid occupying the shared storage capacity with Gmail and Google Drive

Google Photos must be configured with the backup option in High quality, to avoid occupying the shared storage capacity with Gmail and Google Drive

  • Google Photos

    It is a very useful application to make

    an automatic backup of photos and videos

    of the cell phone, although for this task

    uses the 15 GB of shared space with Google Drive and Gmail

    . However, in order not to exceed this limit, Google Photos offers the possibility of having a

    unlimited storage

    if the function is activated

    High Quality with unlimited storage

    from the application

    Google Photos on iOS and Android

    . In this way, the files will be compressed and the company promises that they will not occupy the shared space on Google Drive. After this adjustment, enter

    photos.google.com/settings

     and choose the option


    Recover storage

    .

  • In all cases, both in Google Drive and in Gmail and Google Photos it may be necessary to free up the storage space at

    empty the trash where the deleted items are located

    .

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