Google+ has turned into a thriving community for photographers and users can now upload full-size photos from their desktop browser. Back in December, full-size photo uploads were added to the mobile app which can be enabled by navigating to “Settings”, “Instant Upload”, and “Set Storage Size”.
To enable full-size photo uploads from your desktop, here is what you do:
Below that you will notice how much storage you have used for photos. Photos larger than 2048 pixels (full-size) count towards your 5GB of free storage. Since Google+ photos integrate with Drive, full-size photos count towards your Drive storage. With extra storage options all the way up to 16 terabytes, running out of space shouldn’t be a problem.
However, there are other ways you can get more Drive storage without paying a monthly fee. One of them is the Chromebook Pixel laptop. Despite a hefty price tag, one Pixel version includes 1TB of Drive storage for three years.