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One thing you need to know before you use OneDrive

One thing you need to know before you use OneDrive 

OneDrive is a cloud service from Microsoft. I’ve been using OneDrive for a long time. It’s very simple and easy to use. I used to backup my files and keep it safe up there. This article is for those that are most likely to be freebies.

OneDrive could be a temporary relief to sharing files but in the long run I wouldn’t recommend it. The reason being very simple, if your OneDrive subscription expires and somehow you can’t pay for the storage drive your files will be gone. They call it freezing the files. During this time, you won’t be able to access your files but you can unfreeze but once for a month. That’s the only mercy you’ll receive from Microsoft. Otherwise, you’ll have to pay.

Unlike, Dropbox, Microsoft will remove your files once after this period of mercy. I have been using Dropbox and OneDrive for a long time. I can’t say this for other cloud services but Dropbox kept my files even after the subscription ended. I can still browse my account and download the files I’ve saved there. I think, it’s been about 2 years right now, it’s still there.

You need to invest in clouds that keep your files safe even if you are unable to purchase a month of subscription just to keep the data floating. Even though I didn’t go bankrupt. But the fact that Microsoft removes your files after subscription ends was an eye opener for me to invest in a more safer cloud service. Every work load that was made over the course of 2 years, I almost lost it in a matter of seconds.

It’s better to know this fact. You can transfer your files to another cloud service easily nowadays. Luckily, I found a way to transfer files from one cloud to another without having to do all the work. To learn how to move your files from one cloud to another click here:

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