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iCloud: Upgrade your iCloud storage

Upgrade your iCloud storage

When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5 GB of free storage. Your iCloud storage is used for iCloud Backup, iCloud Drive, iCloud Photo Library beta, app data and documents stored in iCloud, and iCloud Mail (your @icloud.com email account). You can upgrade your storage space whenever you need to. For more information, see the Apple Support article iCloud storage upgrade pricing.

On your iOS device

  1. Do one of the following:

    • On your iOS 8 device: Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage, then tap Buy More Storage.

    • On your iOS 7 device: Go to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Manage Storage, then tap Change Storage Plan.

  2. Choose the amount of storage you want, tap Buy (in the upper-right corner), then follow the instructions that appear.

On your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click iCloud, then click Manage.

  2. Click Change Storage Plan (in the upper right).

  3. Choose the amount of storage you want, then follow the instructions that appear.

On your Windows computer

  1. Open iCloud for Windows, then click Storage.

  2. Click Buy More Storage.

  3. Select the amount of storage you want, then follow the instructions that appear.

Last Modified: Jan 8, 2015
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