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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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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How do I free up my Gmail's storage? [duplicate]

I've used up 30% of my storage already. With the rate I am going, this might reach the limit soon. I want to free up some of the useless or duplicate stuff (mostly attachments) that I have on my ...
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Does Dropbox or any other similar solution ignore files based on regexp? [closed]

I want to setup ignoring policies using syntax similar to .gitignore. Does any of “Dropbox-like” services allow this?
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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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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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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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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 ...