Questions tagged [online-storage]

Storage of files that are available online, also known as cloud storage. Prefer tag [online-backup] where there is an element of automation involved in the transfer of data.

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how sync in mega desktop app works

I have download mega.nz app from mega website. I have created 2-3 accounts for free usage. I have set up a folder on my desktop to sync. The folder is syncing. Due to bandwidth restriction I am bound ...
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Migrating an Outlook .pst file to Gmail

My mother-in-law has been using Outlook for 10+ years and is having all kinds of issues with a very large .pst file. She currently uses it with POP based email provider only (she is an individual and ...
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Can box.com files be viewed natively in the browser?

Is it possible to view files, e.g. in HTML, text or Markdown format, natively in the browser when they are hosted on box.com? I’ve seen the "direct link" post on community.box.com, which pertains to ...
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Can I buy more than 2TB of storage on pCloud?

Space on my QNAP NAS is running out. I'm taking some photos and videos, and I need to have space to store them, but I also want them accessible via a simple user-friendly interface (a virtual disk in ...
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Can I share my files through Amazon Cloud Drive?

I don't have Amazon Cloud Drive but I think of having one. My question is if I can share my files on Amazon Cloud Drive with others. Let's say give them a URL or something like that.
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Does a Dropbox shared folder occupy storage space on all accounts?

I have to share photos and video of an event with a number of friends, and I'm considering to use Dropbox for this purpose. Since the initial storage space offered by this service is not really that ...
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How to fix my One Drive's storage space?

I removed some files from my One Drive account yesterday; bringing the amount of Used One Drive storage space down to 80% full; emptied One Drive recycle bin. I log onto my computer this afternoon; ...
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How does Gmail/Google drive “family” storage sharing work?

I'm unclear as to how "sharing your drive with a family member" works. My wife and I both have free Gmail accounts. We are both maxed out close to 15GB each. My question: If I purchase (say) a 200 ...
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Storage limitations on Google Keep

I've tried searching for the answer but couldn't find it. Do the notes stored in Google Keep use space from the Google storage? Or is it free and unlimited like a Google doc in Google Drive? EDIT: ...
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Downlad shared photos with Amazon Photos

Can I have an album shared by a friend downloaded? I can see it using the browser but not the "Amazon Photos" app. Note, that the acdsl_cli.exe proposed in this question does not work. Also note, that ...
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Upgraded GMail Storage - Not Showing?

I have paid for the upgrade of Gmail to 25GB because my account has reached the 10GB limit. However, it still shows 10GB limit and that I am out of space. In my google account is says I have the 25GB ...
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

The only way to sync photos on Lumia phone is via OneDrive, while I want to store them in Dropbox. The only plausible recipe on IFTTT is to sync Dropbox to OneDrive, not the other way around. How to ...
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Is Amazon music cloud the salvation? Do I “own” the music afterwards?

As far as I understand, at Amazon music cloud for 30 dollars a year you can upload all your mp3 music that you have. Even if you never payed for some of the mp3s, after those uploads, they are ...
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What will happen after Mega.nz bouns expired?

I have a mega account that has got 95GB of space by inviting people and installing mega apps. But under these awards, the expiration date is listed for each one, for example, a 35-gigabyte sign-up ...
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Where can I view the used and remaining storage space in Document Cloud?

Where can I view the used and remaining storage space in Document Cloud? I don't see the information in https://helpx.adobe.com/document-cloud/help/file-size-limitations.html#...
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OneDrive is reporting being full from only 1GB of files, recycling bin is empty

Of the 5GB space on OneDrive you get for free I've put only ~1GB of files on, double checked each folder, even in OneDrive settings on my PC it says the sizes of the folders are that big (when summed ...
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What are the storage limits for Telegram's groups?

We can read that: Since Telegram's launch in 2013, you can send files up to 1.5 GB and access them from any of your devices, including computers. Source: Shared Files and Fast Mute. Although it ...
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With Google Drive, how can I have a single document in multiple folders/collections?

I tried Google Drive today and promptly noticed that the "organize" feature of Google Docs went from a multi-selectable checkbox (in which you can check multiple collections for a document to be "in"):...
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Is there a free cloud storage app to install on my server? [closed]

I am looking for a free web application to manage cloud storage so that I can install it on my web server and serve client requests? Let's say I want to have my own Dropbox (on my own domain like ...
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Locate large files on Google Drive

I seem to have a storage issue on my Google Drive. The storage used indicated on the home page, visible on the image below, is 5x larger than the storage used on my Home folder calculated with this ...
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How do I check my available storage in my Adobe cloud storage?

I have an Adobe cloud storage account. How do I check my available storage in my Adobe cloud storage?
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Shared folder user permissions in popular cloud-storage apps

I am searching for a popular cloud-based storage solutions with flexible shared folder permissions. Here is my problem: currently, we are using Dropbox to share files among a large team (ca. 80 ...
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Restoring previous file versions through Google Drive

I have an InDesign file that I've been working on that is stored in my Google Drive folder. I am trying to restore it to a previous version. However I see no option for it based on what I read online....
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How does Google Drive handle a name conflict when you copy or move a file?

If I is the web interface in Google Docs to copy MyFile.txt into a G Folder that already has MyFile.txt what happens in these scenarios? The file contents are the same The file contents are ...
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Is there a way to store some files in Gmail?

I'd like to store some files in Gmail, in order to easily attach them to letters, without the need to upload them over and over again. Maybe you know of such a service? Of course there are always file ...
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How much storage do I have for photos?

I synchronise my photographs from my iPad with Google Plus and Dropbox. One day I found that Dropbox doesn't have enough space for my photos, but Google Plus takes all of them. How much storage space ...
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“Freeing” app from Ideone

I have some code examples on Ideone that I used in some of my responses on Stack Overflow. My problem is that I have inserted that code while logged into Ideone, so the URLs I've given don't point to "...
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What is the best way to download big files form MEGA.nz?

Cloud storage service MEGA.nz has a web interface that can be accessed from a web browser, like Firefox. If a user tries to access his cloud storage through a browser and tries to download a file to ...
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Number of entries and size of the storage

I am looking for a form making website that can provide me a form capable to store up to 500 entries each having a file of 1 Mb attached to it. As Cognito has no way to be paid, I'm looking to know ...
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Is there a way to have Dropbox remember the last page I was on in a PDF file?

I like to store my PDF files in the Dropbox cloud. I like to access these PDFs from my PCs, laptop and Android 'phone. When I open a PDF it always starts on page 1 no matter what page I was on ...
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Why is GitHub not used like Dropbox, for sharing video and audio? [closed]

I have seen people talking about GitHub as a repository for source code and I myself use GitHub for distributed version control, but one thing I didn't understand is why don't people use it for ...
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Is Dropbox the best choice for hosting a collection of video files? [closed]

I want to share a folder of private videos with another group of viewers. Two schools are twinned with each other, and want to send and view data back and forth. To allow every child to see every ...
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Live\ Hotmail email storage

Are all mails from Outlook\Live\Hotmail stored in SkyDrive? Because I have around 6000 emails and some contain attachments of around 1 or 2 MB. But my SkyDrive shows that only 0.01 GB is used. Can I ...
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Need messages in Gmail Trash to last longer

Is there a way to make Gmail store messages up to three (3) years in "Trash" before they really remove it? Currently, emails sitting in Trash are automatically deleted after 30 days. I would like ...
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How can I tell which programs have access to my Dropbox?

I remember giving some program access to my Dropbox account, but I don't remember which program. How can I see which programs have read/write power on my account?
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What's Wuala's policy on hotlinking? [closed]

Does Wuala allow me to link to my file from my website? If so, are there any limits on the bandwidth? Example: http://wuala.com/John/Wuala%20Pressmaterial/Logos/EPS/ (directory listing) Direct ...
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Buying extra storage from Google for more than one year

Is it possible to buy Gmail extra storage for more than one year at once?
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Adding my free Google Drive storage to my Gmail storage

I am running out of storage in my Gmail account. However, I have 5GB of free space on my Google Drive. Is there a way I can store some of my emails (not only their attachments, but the complete email)...
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What storage space / daily storage is available in messages on Facebook?

Gmail storage space is ~ 7000 MB for me. What can I expect for Facebook. Can I send projects/videos across the platform without any holdup?
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Google Apps, 50 accounts: from free to 100 GB/month for one account only

I have Google Apps free plan (50 Google accounts) and I would like to apply a different plan for one account only: from free to 100 GB/month (lots of mails, I need space). I fear that changing plan ...
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Check how much storage space I have left on Google Docs

How do I check out how much storage space I have left with my Google Docs account? Is there a page or indicator that will show me the quota I have remaining?
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How does an app like GMail handle attachments?

If I attach something to a mail which I send to 100 people and then each of them might then forward it again somewhere, how many copies of the attachment are the on the servers? When would a new copy ...
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Does Microsoft Office offer you free online storage like Google Docs?

Does Microsoft offer anything in terms of online storage, something similar to Google Docs? I'm thinking of just keeping a few essential files on the "cloud", so I'll need as little as 50MB. Is ...
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Is there any folder synchronization service? [closed]

I know you can synchronize folders using online storage services, but is there any of such sites that offer a synchronization tool? I would like to keep my folder identical to its cloud copy, in more ...
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Google Photos is using all of my quota even though I'm uploading as “High quality”

I have a 25 GB limit and have been uploading JPEGs to Google Photos. I have set it in Google Photos options so they are uploaded as High quality (free unlimited storage), and verified that they are ...
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Unlimited storage on Google Drive for students

Context: http://googleforeducation.blogspot.in/2014/09/announcing-drive-for-education-21st.html Can any student with a .edu email address get unlimited storage in Google Drive just by signing up? Is ...
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Will Dropmark get rid of my files if I don't upgrade to pro?

I think it's pretty self explanatory. I haven't explicitly read anything of the sort so far, but it'd make sense to delete collection of files that haven't been updated or downloaded for a while. Free ...
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Give another account full access to all files in one account?

My school gives us Google Drive accounts to do all of our school work in, and teachers frequently "share" files with us through Drive. However, I don't like having two separate accounts — one for ...
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What will happen to my OneDrive files when the storage space decreases to 5GB?

I logged into OneDrive today and received this message: Seems like Microsoft are pushing Office 365 harder than ever, and are shrinking my 25GB OneDrive account to 5GB in a few months. However, I am ...
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Purchase a Google Drive plan for someone else?

My mom and sister are starting to use Google drive to upload their photos and other files, they are soon to be running out of space. On my personal account I have a 100GB plan purchased ($2/m) and I'd ...