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Microsoft is emailing OneDrive users about its plan to shave 10GB from its 15GB free storage. From July 27, OneDrive users will get just 5GB of free storage in Microsoft's cloud. Microsoft is offering a year’s free subscription to Office 365 Personal with 1Tb storage for people over the 15GB threshold in response to the outcry …

  1. ZSn

    opt out

    You forgot to mention that Microsoft actually allowed you to opt out of this downgrade - it was just not publicised so most people didn't know about it.

    1. Simon Buttress

      Re: opt out

      aye I got an email from them last week saying I'm keeping my 15GB (& 15GB camera roll).

      1. Dazed and Confused

        Re: opt out

        Eeerrrrr any pointers to this opt out of being down graded would be gratefully received.

        1. ZSn

          Re: opt out

          I think that you have to go to and sign up. However, if memory serves me right, you had to do this before the end of January. You may still be able to do this, it depends upon how forgiving Microsoft is to that deadline.

          Forgiving may be a bit of a misnomer, given that they didn't publicise the downgrade much and positively hid the opt out (you really had to hunt for it). Good luck for getting the 15gb back. Microsoft have really been devious on this, for no real purpose it seems.

          1. Sebastian A

            Re: opt out and being devious

            Probably habit more than anything.

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