Reduce Google Storage

Check how much storage you are using

To know how much space you are using, go to Your storage usage includes your email, Google Photos, and Drive.

Reduce your content quickly (recommended for accounts under 25 GB)

The top 3 things you can do right now to reduce your Google account storage:

Migrate your content (recommended for accounts over 25 GB)

Alumni will have two options for migrating content from their Google account in order to reduce their use of Google storage to under 5 GB.

  • Self-Service Content Transfer Options: Using Google Takeout and Takeout Transfer

  • Full-Service Content Transfer using VaultMe.

  • Note that both of these options create and move a copy of your content. You will still need to go back to your account and transfer ownership or delete your content in order to reduce your storage.