Tech giant Google has introduced new policies for consumer accounts. Google has disabled Gmail or Drive or exceeded its storage limit, including Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Forms and Jamboard files and / or photos. To better align is incorporating these new policies effective from June 1 next year.
If your account or one or more of these services has been inactive for two years (24 months), after June 1, 2021, Google may remove the content of the product in which you are inactive.Likewise, if you exceed your storage limit for two years, Google can delete your content on Gmail, Drive and Photos.
Google Remove the Data More than 2 Year Inactive accounts
Google wrote in a blog that “we will notify you several times before attempting to remove any content so that you have ample opportunities to take action. The simplest way to keep your account active is to periodically visit the web or Go to Gmail, Drive or Photos on mobile and is connected to the Internet while signing in “.
Inactive Account Manager can help you manage specific content and notify a trusted contact if you stop using your Google Account within a certain period of time (between 3-18 months).
“If you require more than 15 GB of storage for your content, you can upgrade to a larger storage plan with Google One. And choose from plans starting with 100 GB of storage and with additional member features Also included are shared family plans, access to Google experts, and more ”.Meanwhile, Google has said that Google Photos will not be free from June 1, 2021. The company says it has 4 trillion photos stored in Google Photos
, and 28 billion new photos and videos are uploaded every week
. As many users around the world rely on photographs to save their memories, the tech giant has announced to change the unlimited high-quality storage policy. The company has announced that from June 1, 2021, any new photos and videos uploaded to Google Photos will count towards 15GB of storage bundled with each account.
Google has stated that the new two-year inactive policy will apply regardless of your inactive account manager settings.