Reasons Why You Should Use Google One – Before Google, one was launched, you should have come across the storage bar that tells you how much space you have used and how much space is left out of the free 15 GB Google gives to all its users. Google offers storage subscription plans to users through its google platform, storage plans bought from Google drive could be sync and used across all Google platforms.
In May 2018, google introduced Google one as its new official platform for storage purchase, renewing Google drive to its original place as a storage service. Google one is practically a rebrand of the Google Drive, with a new pricing tier and a few other cool improvements, it is mainly an enhanced version of Google drive with a few more bells and whistles.
Benefits of Google one
1. Access to Google experts
Google experts are people educated by Google to aid customers with answers to their questions about google products and services. Google users get instant access to Google experts 24/7 if they experience any challenges while using google owned apps.
2. VPN Access by Google
Google users on higher plans like 2TB can access google one exclusive VPN which google will say will encrypt all of your online activity for an extra layer of protection. If you frequently use public wifi and happens to need lots of cloud storage, this is a fair bargain
3. Back up drive for Android
Android users can back up their entire phone data such as multimedia messages, photos, videos, and device data to cloud through Google one app. Users can also restore backup data to their new device by clicking restore.
4. Family storage
Google one has made if possible for it’s users to share their storage plan with family members by creating a family group or by sharing with an existing group of six members including the sharer.
Perks of using google one
Still not sure if it’s worth it? Check out these extras that come with using extras.
- Google play credits
Google users reported to have revived a free $5.00 credits to spend on google store with a now a not that reads:
Thank you for being a Google one member, we are giving you a $5.00 credit to treat yourself to movies and games.
- Google one also offers 40% off selected hotels when they search for hotels with their google one membership
- Google one users on a 200GB plan receive 3% cashback in Google credits from google store-purchased, while users on the 2TB plan and above get 10% cashback in Google store credits for their google store purchases. (only available to users in Canada, Germany, Google, UK, US)
How to sign up and upgrade to Google one
- Go to one.google.com
- Click on the upgrade button
- Pick and review pricing for your desired subscription plan, from the subscription page
- Select payment method by clicking the subscribe button
You can also sign up with your phone through the mobile app by downloading and installing the app on your android or iOS devices.