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HTC One, HTC One mini and HTC One max owners entitled to free cloud storage from Google

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HTC One, HTC One mini and HTC One max owners entitled to free cloud storage from Google
HTC One and HTC One max owners get free cloud based storage from Google

HTC One and HTC One max owners get free cloud based storage from Google

If you have purchased the HTC One or the HTC One mini, or plan on buying the HTC One max, Google and HTC have something for you. How does up to 50GB of extra, free cloud based storage for two years from Google Drive make you feel? 50GB of extra storage is already being given out to those with the HTC One max outside of the U.S. Google and HTC will provide owners of the HTC One and HTC One mini with 25GB of extra free cloud based storage for two years, but the device will need to be updated to Sense 5.5 first. No device with an unlocked bootloader will be included in the offer with means that the HTC One Developer Edition is not eligible for the storage.

Once your HTC One or HTC One mini is updated to Sense 5.5 (which comes out of the box on the HTC One max), you can access your free storage. To redeem the offer, open the Google Drive app. Press "Redeem" and then follow the screen prompts. Google suggests that you have a Wi-Fi connection when redeeming the storage offer, which is good until January 1st, 2016. Once your two-years is up, does your data turn into a giant pumpkin? Nope, it remains available in Google Drive for you to access, download, or share.

There are some rules.You can redeem the free offer one time for each device. Using the same Google account you can redeem one +50GB offer and one +25GB offer on two eligible devices. If you need more storage, it can be purchased from Google. Also keep in mind that Google offers 15GB of free storage with Google Drive right off the bat, which includes your Gmail account.

source: Google via AndroidPolice

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posted on 24 Oct 2013, 21:01 3

1. mr.techdude (Posts: 544; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


Excellent I have HTC one and can't wait for the update.

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 21:07 4

2. akki20892 (Posts: 3446; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Not only you damn it. Us too.

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 21:38

3. Synack (Posts: 666; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)


Welp I'm modded out the wazoo, so no storage for me.

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 22:37 1

7. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Update, claim the free storage, then root.

Boom.

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 22:10

4. tiara6918 (Posts: 1406; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


How about the butterfly and butterfly s?

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 22:36 1

6. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Left in the dust. Shocking isn't it?

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 22:35

5. PapaSmurf (limited) (Posts: 8300; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I don't use GD so I'm content with the 52.5GB on Dropbox I have from Samsung. :)

posted on 25 Oct 2013, 08:00

8. alchemyduelist (Posts: 17; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)


So HTC, I bought the Butterfly S, and regret every single bit of buying it over the Note 3. You don't market the phone, you are focusing only on updating your flagship One line, leaving all us Butterfly/Butterfly S users in the dust. Wow HTC, you are a huge prick. I am never buying your products again. You should never leave out the minorities!

posted on 28 Oct 2013, 02:22

9. chocolaking (Posts: 440; Member since: 22 May 2012)


dude.. you should be happy that you bought butterfly instead of note 3.
note3 can't even compare with butterfly. not even S.
note 3 had the worst user experience and battery life..
how could u be happy getting that

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