Microsoft Stops Unlimited Storage Option For OneDrive

People some time take things so serious which others cannot here is an example of this, some of the user use the unlimited cloud storage so seriously that they may think this one as their primary storage.

Microsoft Stops Unlimited Storage Option For OneDrive

One of the OneDrive user uses 75 TB  which is 14000 times more than a average user. After that Microsoft finally decided to shut down their unlimited one drive storage for the users. Microsoft also says that this user exploiting the service from now on user will only get 5gb on OneDrive.


What are the changes that Microsoft announcing?

We’re no longer planning to offer unlimited storage to Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscribers. Starting now, those subscriptions will include 1 TB of OneDrive storage.

100 GB and 200 GB paid plans are going away as an option for new users and will be replaced with a 50 GB plan for $1.99 per month in early 2016.

Free OneDrive storage will decrease from 15 GB to 5 GB for all users, current and new. The 15 GB camera roll storage bonus will also be discontinued. These changes will start rolling out in early 2016.

Why are we making changes?

Since starting to roll out unlimited cloud storage to Office 365 consumer subscribers, a small number of users backed up numerous PCs and stored entire movie collections and DVR recordings. In some instances, this exceeded 75 TB per user or 14,000 times the average. Instead of focusing on extreme backup scenarios, we want to remain focused on delivering high-value productivity and collaboration experiences that benefit the majority of OneDrive users.

How much can be stored with the new storage limits?

OneDrive free with 5 GB: enough space for approximately 6,600 Office documents or 1,600 photos.*

Office 365 with 1 TB: enough space for approximately 1 million Office documents or 330,000 photos.*

*Based on 9-megapixel JPEG photos, .7 MB Office files, 3.5 minute songs. Capacity varies by content.