Running out of cloud storage? Here's how to clear out your Gmail inbox

Alex Perry
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Unfortunately, one of your worst nightmares has come to pass: You ran out of cloud storage in Google Drive. The most likely culprit? Several years of email buildup in your Gmail inbox.

If you found yourself in this situation, there's no reason to worry. There are plenty of ways to quickly clear up space in your inbox and even some ways to prevent future buildup. With some smart planning, those 15 free gigabytes that Google doles out to every user should be enough for the foreseeable future. 

As a quick sidenote, make sure to check your Google Drive storage page to get an exact readout of which Google apps are taking up the most cloud storage. If your problem actually lies in Drive or Photos, Google has a handy page full of tips to rectify that situation.  Read more...

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