You can now get 100 GB of OneDrive storage for $2 per month

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What you need to know

  • OneDrive users can now get 100GB of storage for $2 per month.
  • The $2 per month plan previously got users 50GB of storage.
  • Office 365 users recently gained the option to purchase more than 1TB of OneDrive storage.

OneDrive's cheapest paid plan now gets users 100GB of storage for $2 per month. Previously, users on the $2 per month plan only received 50GB of storage. The change was initially announced at the same time that Microsoft enabled the option for Office 365 customers to purchase up to 2TB of OneDrive storage, but the increase seems to be rolling out now (via WindowsUnited).

Microsoft's OneDrive plan page now lists that the $2 per month plan comes with 100GB of storage.

If you're considering switching to the 100GB plan, it's important to know that some OneDrive features that come with Office 365 plans do not come with the $2 per month plan. Sharing expiring links, restoring files, password protected sharing links, and several other features are available for OneDrive users on an Office 365 plan but not on the cheaper 100GB storage plan.

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7 Comments
  • The important question though; is the 2 $ for 100 GB _extra_ or is it still only up to 100...
    For us with the old 45 GB free, will we then get 145 GB or only an extra 55 GB....
  • It's in addition to what you have. I have random bonuses from before and now am subscribed to office 365 so I get the 1 tb plus the already free storage I have.
  • With the 50gb plan I had 110gb total. I got the email I was upgraded for free to the 100gb plan. I still have 110gb total.
  • I got the other 50GB today, what an amazing move by Microsoft, it was about time to compete with Google's Drive Cloud storage (with the pricing).
  • What happens to the data is want to stop using it after one month or don't pay the subscription after one month? Can one stop after one month or does is the user contractually oblligated to follow-through a yearly plan, paid on a monthly basis?
  • Just guessing here, I suppose, you can still DL/read everything. Just can't UL anymore.
  • Why not have the option for a yearly subscription rather than $2 per month? I looked at this for a sports organization that I'm involved with who uses an Outlook email address to get out of using a personal Google account but the lack of annual subscription made it a no no.