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Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« on: November 11, 2020, 11:24:34 PM »
Google rolled out a new storage policy which says everything saved across your Google account, from Google Photos to Google Drive and Gmail, will count toward your 15gb limit.

After all these years of free Google services, we have so integrated them into our lives that most would probably be willing to pay a fee to continue using them.

Will there be any way to avoid the fee? Why couldn't you create endless Gmail accounts? Or save all your emails to outlook and delete them from Gmail?
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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2020, 11:32:53 PM »
Back in the good days, you were able to get 2GB extra ..

And only to clarify, gmail and drive does count against your 15gb, the big change is that now your photos will count as well. Except for Pixel holder.
Pixel 3 owner is still free till Jan 2022, and pixel 4/5 is free unlimited.
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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2020, 11:41:43 PM »
Is there a way to see how much storage I'm currently using that's not included in the 15gb's?

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2020, 11:42:15 PM »


and pixel 4/5 is free unlimited.
For now.

Just created an outlook account.
Microsoft is known for their backward compatiblity, while google is notorious for the opposite

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2020, 11:42:54 PM »
Is there a way to see how much storage I'm currently using that's not included in the 15gb's?
In the data download tool it may tell you

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2020, 11:43:27 PM »
Back in the good days, you were able to get 2GB extra ..
I got it once. How many years did they run that promo?


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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2020, 12:33:31 AM »
Is there a way to see how much storage I'm currently using that's not included in the 15gb's?
https://one.google.com/storage
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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2020, 12:38:49 AM »
https://one.google.com/storage

It doesn't show the photos that don't take up storage. I have much more than .02 gb worth of photos saved.

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2020, 12:45:33 AM »
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=18685.msg2355913#msg2355913

Improper title and a improper assessment of the situation.

On a side note amazon has free unlimited storage with prime.

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2020, 12:50:23 AM »
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=18685.msg2355913#msg2355913
On a side note amazon has free unlimited storage with prime.
Me thinks that other subscription based services will jump at the opportunity to gain/retain users by offering this.

Now someone has make a tool to easily move all your picture from google photos to...

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2020, 12:52:15 AM »
Me thinks that other subscription based services will jump at the opportunity to gain/retain users by offering this.

Now someone has make a tool to easily move all your picture from google photos to...
Read the article in that link?

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2020, 12:53:23 AM »
Read the article in that link?
Yes,
I think people will want to have all their pictures in one place,
Not their old pictures in google photos and the new ones in ...

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2020, 12:54:37 AM »
Yes,
I think people will want to have all their pictures in one place,
Not their old pictures in google photos and the new ones in ...
Google has the best AI when it comes to finding old pictures (or anythingfor that matter), I absolutely disagree.

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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2020, 12:54:44 AM »
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=18685.msg2355913#msg2355913

Improper title and a improper assessment of the situation.

On a side note amazon has free unlimited storage with prime.
My point was its moving in that direction. Not this year and not next but eventually we'll be paying Google a ransom to hold on to our 20 years of stuff.
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Re: Will You Pay a Gmail Fee?
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2020, 12:56:22 AM »
Google has the best AI when it comes to finding old pictures (or anythingfor that matter), I absolutely disagree.
Have you used other services?
I was surprised how well the built in lg gallery performs for a local app.