How do I get free iCloud storage

Upgrade iCloud Storage Plan

You automatically get 5 GB of free iCloud storage for your photos, videos, files, and more. If you need more iCloud storage, you can upgrade one of your devices to add more storage.

That's how it's done

Apple One

With Apple One, you can choose a subscription with 50GB, 200GB, or 2TB of iCloud storage. If you need more iCloud storage, you can purchase up to 4TB in total.

Learn more about iCloud storage and Apple One here.

Apple One subscription availability varies by country or region.

Upgrade iCloud storage using any device

Whether you have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC, upgrading your iCloud storage is easy. Select your device below and buy more storage in just a few steps.

Upgrade on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings> [your name]> iCloud> Manage Storage or iCloud Storage.
  2. Tap Buy More Storage or Change Storage Plan.
  3. Pick a plan.
  4. Tap Buy, then follow the on-screen instructions.

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 or later, tap here to upgrade your iCloud storage.

Upgrade on Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu ()> System Preferences, then click Apple ID. If you're using macOS Mojave or earlier, you don't need to click Apple ID.
  2. Click on "iCloud".
  3. Click on "Manage" in the lower right corner.
  4. Click Change Storage Plan or Buy More Storage, then choose a plan.
  5. Click Next and enter your Apple ID password.

Upgrade on a Windows PC

  1. Open iCloud for Windows.
  2. Click on "Storage".
  3. Click on "Change Storage Plan".
  4. Choose a plan, then click Next.
  5. Enter your Apple ID password and click Buy.

additional Information

  • If you purchase more iCloud storage, the upgrade will be billed to the Apple ID you use with iCloud. View or change your Apple ID billing information.
  • When you've reached or exceeded the maximum capacity of your iCloud storage, simply buy more storage or free up storage space. You get 1 GB of free storage space for purely web-based access to iCloud.
  • With Apple One, you can bundle your iCloud storage for Apple Music, Apple TV +, Apple Arcade and more for one low monthly price. Learn how to sign in to Apple One.
  • Find out what's backed up in iCloud.
  • If you have more iCloud storage than you really need, you can downgrade or cancel your storage plan at any time.

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