Check your Google Security, Receive an Additional 2 Gigabytes of Storage Space on Google Drive for FREE

Google-logoIf you use Google Docs, Gmail, and/or Google Search (and who doesn’t?), Google wants you to check your security settings on the service. If you do, you will receive an additional 2 gigabytes of storage space on Google Drive free of charge.

You can check your Google security settings at https://goo.gl/7KmDBk.

I just went through the process and it required less than 2 minutes to complete. Admittedly, I keep a close eye on my security settings all the time so I already knew the answers to the questions asked. If you need to verify anything, it might take a bit longer. Whatever the time required, it is a quick and easy method of adding another 2 gigabytes of available storage space plus it is always a good idea to review your security settings anyway.

Again, you can check your Google security settings at https://goo.gl/7KmDBk.

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Doing that did raise my combined (Drive, Gmail, and Picasa) limit from 17 to 19 GB, although I am only using less than 2 GB now.

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Works as advertised. It took about two minutes and they added the additional 2GB of storage. Thanks for the tip, Dick.

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Needed that extra 2GB if I am to use Picasa for photos. Thanks Dick. Took less than 1 min to do on a tablet.

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Is it possible to get a verification code if you do not text message?
madlarry

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    No, but you don’t need it. I have two Gmail accounts. In one, I had it text me the verification code. In the other, I didn’t and I still got the extra 2 GB once I went through the other security steps.

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I did this and it didn’t give me the extra 2 GB.

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it didn’t increase mine either. I logged out and back in but mine is still at 15GB

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It did not give me any extra storage either.

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According to the Google Drive Blog, this promotion was for one day only on 11 Feb. So we once-a-week newsletter subscribers are out of luck. But they’ll probably do it again next year.

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