1. RavenSword's Avatar
    I'm curious how many here subscribe to office 365 to get the unlimited storage and what you store if you are using all that space. I'm asking because I honestly don't store enough to warrant paying for space (today I subscribed to drop box pro only to now consider canceling it)

    So what do you store in your one drive or other cloud services?
    04-28-2015 08:59 PM
  2. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    I use OneDrive.
    I store documents, of course.
    I also store thousands of songs, a long list of audio books, movies, exe files of a variety of programs that I have installed or plan to install on other devices, recovery media of all of my devices, and a gazillion pictures. But, even with all that, I'm still nowhere near my allotted amount of storage space.
    Mainly, I purchased 365 to be able to install and use Office on my different devices. :)
    I've had no issues, and really like the service.
    Last edited by Scienceguy Labs; 04-29-2015 at 01:34 PM.
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    04-28-2015 09:40 PM
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    I have an Office 365 subscription, but it isn't just for OneDrive.

    I use Office on 2 PCs, 1 Windows 8.1 tablet, 1 Android phone, and 1 Android tablet. I upload all my pictures to OneDrive (from the Androids and my Windows Phone). I also save everything from OneNote, Word, Excel into OneDrive. That way, I'm able to access everything on any device I happen to use.
    04-28-2015 09:43 PM
  4. ygtgngr's Avatar
    I never paid but I have more than 200GB storage. Microsoft sometimes offers codes to redeem and get free storage look for them.
    04-28-2015 10:28 PM
  5. Matt Addy's Avatar
    I never paid but I have more than 200GB storage. Microsoft sometimes offers codes to redeem and get free storage look for them.
    How do you get this free storage? Never seen any codes anywhere
    04-28-2015 10:36 PM
  6. xandros9's Avatar
    How do you get this free storage? Never seen any codes anywhere
    1. Referrals (relatively small fry though)
    2. Bing Rewards 100 GB OneDrive for one year.
    3. Sometimes MS doles out bonuses just cause.
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    04-28-2015 10:48 PM
  7. hotphil's Avatar
    How do you get this free storage? Never seen any codes anywhere
    Buying other devices (e.g. Surface) or services (e.g. O365). I could be wrong, but I think there was also a Bing Rewards option at one point.
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    04-28-2015 10:48 PM
  8. Matt Addy's Avatar
    Buying other devices (e.g. Surface) or services (e.g. O365). I could be wrong, but I think there was also a Bing Rewards option at one point.
    Yeah Bing rewards has it just not in my country :(
    04-29-2015 03:39 AM
  9. RavenSword's Avatar
    My thing with one drive is that I do use a iPhone and iPad and am really thinking of getting a MacBook. I'll probably always use windows on desktop though, but I really need something that will work awesome on all platforms. One drive seems greatly integrated on windows but I'm unsure how integrated it is on Mac and if there are limitations.
    04-29-2015 08:37 AM
  10. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    Don't know about Mac, but OneDrive on Android has worked flawlessly for me using my Xperia Z Ultra and my Galaxy Tablet.
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    04-29-2015 01:36 PM
  11. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Don't know about Mac, but OneDrive on Android has worked flawlessly for me using my Xperia Z Ultra and my Galaxy Tablet.
    Same for me on Moto X and Nexus 7.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 (2013) using Tapatalk
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    04-29-2015 02:26 PM
  12. Yazen's Avatar
    Yeah Bing rewards has it just not in my country :(
    Use a proxy while redeeming the reward? Just a coupon code that gets sent via email
    04-30-2015 10:42 PM
  13. wgrs's Avatar
    My thing with one drive is that I do use a iPhone and iPad and am really thinking of getting a MacBook. I'll probably always use windows on desktop though, but I really need something that will work awesome on all platforms. One drive seems greatly integrated on windows but I'm unsure how integrated it is on Mac and if there are limitations.
    Symbolic links and certain filenames don't work. Limitation of the Windows servers.

    For example, complete iPhoto libraries or iTunes libraries cannot be saved at Onedrive. You get error messages.

    But as long the files are limited to Windows standard, it works quite well. I have around 100GB of backups on Onedrive. Split files from huge tar archives.
    05-02-2015 03:18 AM
  14. Lee Power's Avatar
    Ive managed to end up with 130gig of One Drive storage space just by buying a Windows phone & redeeming certain Microsoft offers. Ive backed up all my phone pictures & videos, I also have all my work service manuals & documents backed up there to.
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    05-02-2015 03:29 AM
  15. Axeelant's Avatar
    I have tried those redeem codes you can get online, but they don't work anymore. It was just a limited time offer, and i missed it. So now i'm stuck with 30GB (second phone) :/
    So... Who has Office 365 Home subscription, he can add up to 5 familly members, so they all get 1TB of free storage, perm??? I need an invite please :D
    05-11-2015 03:19 PM
  16. hotphil's Avatar
    Isn't it like $5/month? Just have one less coffee a month and sign-up for it, legit.
    05-11-2015 06:31 PM
  17. manus31's Avatar
    1. Referrals (relatively small fry though)
    2. Bing Rewards 100 GB OneDrive for one year.
    3. Sometimes MS doles out bonuses just cause.
    The thing about all those offers are they only last a limited time 100gigs for one year only.If you upload all that stuff,you cant access it after your year is up. Do you intend to subscribe after that ?

    I think I'm happy with my free 30 giga for now
    05-11-2015 06:45 PM
  18. vineet_vpns12's Avatar
    Isn't it like $5/month? Just have one less coffee a month and sign-up for it, legit.
    Hahhaha. Only one, lucky American.
    We have to let go 33 coffee for it,
    In following your $5/months.
    Lolzzzz.
    05-11-2015 06:48 PM
  19. xandros9's Avatar
    The thing about all those offers are they only last a limited time 100gigs for one year only.If you upload all that stuff,you cant access it after your year is up. Do you intend to subscribe after that ?

    I think I'm happy with my free 30 giga for now
    Well I plan on getting that 100 GB/year OneDrive deal on Bing Rewards again in the future.
    Worst case scenario I could potentially use my university's 365 1 TB subscription, but I'm not intending to.

    And I believe one can access the data after it expires, just can't add new data.
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    05-11-2015 07:01 PM
  20. Meteyy's Avatar
    I have 100GB from Bing Rewards and i get 100Gb to my Lumia phone. With 25Gb for free i have 225Gb and now i have about 100GB free :)
    05-12-2015 12:34 PM
  21. FAHMI BASSEM's Avatar
    I do, with office 365
    05-12-2015 12:37 PM
  22. jms_209's Avatar
    Have office university for $76/4yr.
    I'm paying roughly $1.60 a month :D
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    05-12-2015 03:41 PM
  23. TLRtheory's Avatar
    Nope. Got 300GB free through my Surface Pro 2, OneDrive promo and Bing Rewards, and 2TB free through free Office 365 on two different devices. I use like 18GB of it lol... that will be changing soon though.
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    05-12-2015 03:48 PM
  24. Axeelant's Avatar
    Hahhaha. Only one, lucky American.
    We have to let go 33 coffee for it,
    In following your $5/months.
    Lolzzzz.
    Exacly what i was thinking :D Coffe here costs about 1€ tho And no, i can't give up my coffe for Onedrive :)
    05-12-2015 04:04 PM
  25. Don Geronimo's Avatar
    I've acquired a little more than 1 TB of space on OneDrive thanks to a Work and Play bundle, purchases of Microsoft stuff over the years, and an occasional Bing Rewards redemption. Even after I moved my entire local music collection, my design assets and doodads (collected fonts, samples, stock photos, stc.), and some of my development projects, I still haven't used more than 25%. I'd say my Work+Play purchase and the Pi day Music pass, has been worth it. OneDrive's sugar on the cake for me because now I can access the majority of my work and play on any Windows system I can log in to and not worry if I don't have a file, or an application (Windows apps or PortableApps).
    05-12-2015 04:05 PM

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