Together with release of the so awaited Google Drive, the search giant today is announcing that is increasing the storage capacity of Gmail to 10GB for free. This is about an additional 2.5GB of the currently 7.5GB that users are getting, and it will keep increasing over time.
If you haven’t seen the new space bonus in your inbox, keep checking. Google says that most users should be seeing the new changes in the next day.
Users who decide to go with the one of the paid storage plans from Google Drive, the new storage capacity will be shared with Gmail new 10GB. But in the case you are staying with the free service, users will be limited to 5GB on Drive.
Wasn’t 7.5GB more than enough?
Source Gmail Blog