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Author Topic: Opt-in before January 31, 2016 to keep your current OneDrive storage size  (Read 1781 times)

lanux128

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Microsoft once offered unlimited storage on its version of Cloud storage but threw a hissy fit when it realized that some are actually taking advantage utilizing the free storage. So long story short, if you have had any free storage allocated to your account, you have to go to this link to retain your current storage size else it will be reduced to 5GB.



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Re: Opt-in before January 31, 2016 to keep your current OneDrive storage size
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2015, 11:30:51 PM »
Thanks! I came here to post about this too. :Thmbsup:

https://preview.onedrive.com/bonus/


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Re: Opt-in before January 31, 2016 to keep your current OneDrive storage size
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2015, 10:52:41 AM »
If I agree to allow OneDrive Preview to access my address book, profile info, and let it add/remove storage as it wishes? Um... no. They can keep the extra storage...I don't need it that badly.

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Just a reminder for those that have forgotten - https://preview.onedrive.com/bonus/ - you are running short of time.  ;)

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@lanux128: Thanks for posting this. I did actually already know that I had a limited time to opt-in, and so promptly opted-in, but your post would have been a useful nudge had I not known about it.

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Just a reminder for those that have forgotten - https://preview.onedrive.com/bonus/ - you are running short of time.  ;)

Thanks.  I clicked in the nick of time.  (I got a 100GB bonus some time ago for some Bing promotion that I still don't understand.  I've never seen any explanation for cashing in the points anywhere.)  The 100GB is worth keeping.   :Not sure if it would be chopped but no sense taking chances.  :Thmbsup:

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Just a reminder for those that have forgotten - https://preview.onedrive.com/bonus/ - you are running short of time.  ;)

thanks, still good :Thmbsup:
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... So long story short, if you have had any free storage allocated to your account, you have to go to this link to retain your current storage size else it will be reduced to 5GB.
Now that was interesting. As far as I know, I never had any OneDrive storage space until I purchased an Office 2016 license last October. It included 5 Gb of OneDrive storage space -- nothing extra. So out of curiosity I tried the opt-out link just now and found I had 15 Gb. Maybe I signed up long ago and forgot about it.

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Re: Opt-in before January 31, 2016 to keep your current OneDrive storage size
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2016, 06:51:11 AM »
... So long story short, if you have had any free storage allocated to your account, you have to go to this link to retain your current storage size else it will be reduced to 5GB.
Now that was interesting. As far as I know, I never had any OneDrive storage space until I purchased an Office 2016 license last October. It included 5 Gb of OneDrive storage space -- nothing extra. So out of curiosity I tried the opt-out link just now and found I had 15 Gb. Maybe I signed up long ago and forgot about it.

Click it again. Maybe you'll have 30GB.  :D

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Re: Opt-in before January 31, 2016 to keep your current OneDrive storage size
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2016, 11:20:20 AM »
*Shrug* I'm still showing 25GB of storage, and I didn't sign shit. However I have had the account since back when Hotmail was trendy ... So I'm guessing the early adopter/loyalty storage bumps are still being honored.

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