Gmail gets ‘Storage used’ indicator, here’s how to clean up Google account’s storage space

By Ankita Garg

Google has rolled out a few updates to its Gmail app and one of them is the new “Storage used” indicator tool. This latest update will make it easier for users to manage their Google account’s storage space. One will be able to quickly understand how much storage space their Gmail is taking. The feature also gives instant access to Google’s storage management tool, so you will also be able to see how much storage space is being used by different Google services.

Keep reading to know more about how you can use the latest Gmail feature to clean up the storage space of your Google account.

Gmail app gets “Storage used” indicator feature
Gmail is used by thousands of people to send or receive emails from different services or from work. Therefore, it is important to keep track of the storage space it is eating up. The new “Storage used” indicator feature is a good addition, and is available for both Android and iOS. If you want to see it, then simply go to the profile section of Gmail, and you will be able to see how much cloud storage space is being used by Gmail. This feature will likely give a big relief to those who have a lot of emails and want to free up some space.

Earlier, the process was pretty long and you were required to dig a little deeper into Google account settings to find the storage manager tool.

How to use Gmail’s new feature to clean up storage space of Google account

-Open Gmail app on your smartphone and tap on your profile icon, which is located on the top right corner of the screen.

-You now notice a cloud icon and details about how much storage space is being used by your Gmail app.

-You can tap on the cloud icon to get more details on what all Google services have occupied the storage space. Google also displays a simple graph to make it easier for you to understand the used storage space.


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