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|The Best Cloud Storage Application Services For Your Android Smartphone by Sunkanmiwise(m): 10:14pm On May 09|
Take a good look around you and you will notice that the world have greatly evolved, we now live in an era where technology has made the world so advance, lets take for instance, the self driving car, wearable gadgets, smart homes with voice controls, and lots more. But today I will be sharing with you the best cloud storage services for your Android.
You don't need to be tech-savvy before you own a cloud storage and it's imperative everyone who uses a smartphone own a cloud storage, because; it is far more convenient than carrying a hard drive and flash drive wherever you go, it does not take up your internal storage and it also makes file sharing easier.
The Best Cloud Storage Application Services For Your Android Smartphone.
>> Google Drive
This so happens to be one of the most popular and sort after cloud storage app, on your first sign-up/use, you are greeted with a free 15GB cloud storage space, which can be used to make a backup of your; audio files, pictures, videos, application, and documents. Also, there is an assortment of office applications at your disposal for: note-taking, documents, slide show presentations, and spreadsheets.
If you feel the 15GB cloud storage is not enough for you, it can be upgraded to 100GB cloud storage and this upgrade also goes as high as 10TB as well, but not for free, there is a fee attached to these upgrades.
>> Microsoft OneDrive
This is also another respected and popular cloud storage application, and one of the reasons it stands out is that it integrates directly with a vast series of windows products. As a first time user, you are greeted with 5GB of cloud storage space, also if you are using it for either personal or business use, there is dedicated OneCloud storage included in every Microsoft office 365 subscription.
If you feel the 5GB cloud storage is not enough for you, it can be upgraded to 50GB cloud storage and this premium service goes as high as 5TB, it all boils down to your budget and need.
>> Amazon Drive
This happens to be the best option for those of you who make use of Amazon Prime. Upon signing up, you are greeted with a 5GB free cloud storage alongside unlimited backup for your photos and videos. There is an upgrade plan which costs $60 a year if you ever feel the need to opt for unlimited cloud storage via their services.
I am sure majority of you all already know about mega, seeing how popular it is and how widely it has been in use, Mega is the sequel to the now-defunct Megaupload, a cloud storage service that was taken down by the authorities a couple of years ago. At first sign-up, this cloud storage service gives you 50GB. And it's the biggest offer I have seen so far amongst others.
Should you feel the need to upgrade, they have a plan of 200GB and it goes as large as 8TB, it all boils down to your budget.
I am sure the majority of us here know about Dropbox cloud storage application, seeing how it comes preinstalled in our Android Smartphones. This so happens to be one of the most underrated cloud storage applications, it features; easy sharing options, auto photo uploads, it supports sharing of files with others and Microsoft office support.
This cloud storage services so happens to have more features than most and on users, accounts are given a free 2GB free cloud storage. If you feel you need more cloud storage with Dropbox, then you have to upgrade to the 1TB option. It's often used by individuals and business owners.
Nextcloud is a different type of cloud storage. It works a lot like Resilio Sync. You create your own Nextcloud server on your own computer. The app lets you sync files between your computer and your phone. It operates exactly like your typical cloud storage, but you control where the files go and what happens when they get there.
It is an excellent resource for people who like the idea of cloud storage, but don’t want their files in the servers of some other company. Plus, you get as much cloud storage as you have on your computer. It is free to use for personal use. There are enterprise options for businesses as well.
This so happens to be one of the newer and more expensive cloud storage options. However, it takes security very seriously. It features end-to-end encryption of every file uploaded to its service. Basic accounts get 1GB of free cloud storage. $12.50 per month earns you 200GB while $30 per month nets you 2TB.
Additionally, the pro plans include far more security features than the free account. There are also additional options for businesses and enterprise use. It’s a strong option for those who don’t mind paying for it.
>> Resilio Sync
There is a good reason this cloud storage application falls in the last place, and that's simply because it's unsafe and lacks update, I believe the very last time it was updated was when they changed from 'BitTorrent Sync' to this. But should you feel the need to own your personal cloud storage, then this is your best bet.
This app allows you to use your desktop, laptop, NAS, tablet, or even your own home-built server as a destination for your phone syncing. It operates exactly like Dropbox, Google Drive, etc, except you will be using your own machine to store everything.
The only downside is that you will need to keep your receiving machine on all the time so that the syncing can be done. The app is free for basic home use with some rather expensive prices if you want to get full functionality. However, it is a single payment so it is still cheaper in the long haul.
If you have been educated from this post, do comment.
|Re: The Best Cloud Storage Application Services For Your Android Smartphone by andelawhite: 3:01pm On May 10|
I use Google drive most of the time
|Re: The Best Cloud Storage Application Services For Your Android Smartphone by Mohbola(f): 6:51pm On May 10|
I've always been using Google drive
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