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Saturday March 04, 2017

PSA: OneDrive Storage Limit Was Cut to 1TB This Week

One great reason for subscribing to Office 365 was the unlimited amount of OneDrive storage that Microsoft gave you, but that perk is now over, as the company has found that some users "abused the policy by using their unlimited storage for unlimited storage." Those of you who have over 1TB of files will need to move some of your files off your account, lest you want it lockedآ…

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آ…you'll basically have three months to get enough of your files out so that you only have 1TB. This is called "over quota mode", and you'll be able to take any action that results in a reduction in the amount of data stored, but you won't be able to take any action that increases it. After that, if you're still over 1TB, your account will be in a locked state, meaning that you can't access your files at all. This will be for at least six months, and during this time, you'll be able to unlock it once for a period of 30 days, during which you can reduce the amount of data that you have stored.