Microsoft SkyDrive has been integrated to Windows System. The Fresh updates of SkyDrive brings a 100 GB storage capacity too. moreover the old users have given a 25 GB limited time Free Upgrade which even DropBox won’t give directly unless asking to share on social networks and promote it on Social network.
The Dropbox Killer is here. When Dropbox provides 5 GB as the base storage space Microsoft has come up with 7 GB, That’s too good for users who need even more free space. With 25 GB cloud space SkyDrive did it! Not just that it allows to any file to be at most size of 2 GB.
Existing SkyDrive users can easily upgrade their account to 25 GB by just logging into the account and Clicking Ã‚Â “UPGRADE”. The best part is new SkyDrive apps works seamlessly in windows. And they have apps for Apple MAC OSÃ‚Â and iPad’s too.But for the latest Windows Mobile OS too.
So Microsoft has made the good moves while Google has announced before they are working on Google Drive. This will be highly challenging to DropBox and other cloud computing products
Microsoft has cleared all our questions clearly which MS often fails to do
Limited time loyalty offer
YouÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve been with us a long time, and through a lot of changes. We appreciate you sticking with us, and we want to make it easy for you to keep using your 25 GB of free online storage. All you need to do is to go to the SkyDrive storage page and choose Upgrade my storage. ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s itÃ¢â‚¬â€youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re locked in for 25 GB for free.
Frequently asked questions
Why is the storage limit changing?
When designing the new SkyDrive, we wanted to create personal cloud storage that was both powerful and that had enough storage to meet the needs of most peopleÃ¢â‚¬â€for free. The new SkyDrive offers 7 GB of storage. ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s enough for 2Ã‚Â±0,000 Office docs or 7,000 photos. And unlike before, you can upload big files (up to 2 GB) and automatically sync files or entire folders to SkyDrive right from your PC.
We also wanted to offer additional storage options for people who needed more, without applying a single limit to everyone. So we now offer affordable plans to add up to 100 GB of additional storage to SkyDrive.
What are the new features?
SkyDrive for PC or Mac: Install SkyDrive on your computer and you can access files in your SkyDrive right from your desktopÃ¢â‚¬â€online or offline. Files in your SkyDrive folder are automatically kept up to date across your PCs and Macs. Available for Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X Lion.
Apps for Windows Phone, iPhone, and iPad: Get to your files while youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re on the go with the new SkyDrive for iPad app and updated apps for Windows Phone and iPhone. And of course you can still go to SkyDrive.com from your phoneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s browser.
Fetch files: Forgot to put a file in your SkyDrive folder? You can access any file stored on your PC running Windows from SkyDrive.com.
Increased upload sizes: Now you can upload and share files up to 2 GB.
What happens if I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t upgrade my storage? Will I lose my stuff?
No. In the new SkyDrive, everyone gets 7 GB of free storage. If you were using close to this amount before the latest update, weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve automatically upgraded your storage already . You can always see how much storage you have by signing into SkyDrive and checking the storage meter.
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