While most of us around here are all about Google Drive, some of you still like to take advantage of what other cloud storage services have to offer. Namely, we all love having all that free storage these services, and it sure doesn’t feel good to have it taken from you.
This is what happened in November, when Microsoft decided to stop offering unlimited storage for Office 360 and cut down on free OneDrive storage to 5 GB (from 15 GB). That is quite the cur down, and it really isn’t a pleasant thing to see for customers. After all, you should never ask for a gift back, right?
Microsoft has decided to give legacy customers their full 15 GB back. You just have to go to Microsoft’s dedicated page and request your free 15 GB before January 31st. Your storage will go down and stay at 5 GB otherwise. Just make sure you sign up before then.
It still makes no sense to me that new users will have to conform with just 5 GB of free storage. That is below the current standard, and Google Drive does still offer 15 free GB of cloud storage. Whatever happened to competition? Well, at least current users can keep the original storage amount, right?