Last Updated on Apr 12, 2021
All about upgrade iCloud storage plan on iOS 10 and earlier firmware. And Apple gives 5 GB Free of charge data storage service, whenever you sign in to iCloud for the first time. I think it’s a jock if you’ve enabled on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Auto backup as well Mail, iCloud Photo, Whatsapp backup, and moreover, your purchased items like Music, Movie, Books don’t count against free storage. Therefore definitely 5 GB Storage has nothing right. But you can upgrade your iCloud Storage plan by Price, from 5GB to 50 GB, 200 GB, 2TB. By selecting the right plan, you can increase your default iCloud storage plan using iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, or PC.
Note – After upgrading your existing plan will be canceled and you’ll be charged the protected cost for upgrade the iCloud storage. [Cost = higher tier plan – the projected cost of the earlier plan]
Plan update instantly and it’ll notify the user before seven days of the payment due date of payment in each month. Your storage upgrade is billed every month unless canceled by downgrading the storage plan. By buying more iCloud storage you can get more cloud space to backup much data than your Free or low-tire plan.
Several basic Key Points you should know before buying more iCloud Storage
→Family sharing– you may have a question that the, is iCloud Storage is also shared in iOS Family Sharing? No, Apple does not let you share iCloud storage between devices (Family members). Certain purchased items that we can’t share including Ringtones, Audiobooks, in-App purchases, Subscriptions, iTunes Match and iCloud Storage.
→Can I buy iCloud Storage for someone else? Yes, just using Apple ID and Passcode of he/she (ask them for Apple ID and Passcode) you can purchase online data storage of Apple. For Payment (annual or monthly), you must be required a Credit/ debit card or iTunes store card to increase iCloud storage space. And Yes, You cannot buy iCloud storage using an Apple Store gift card.
→iCloud Storage Pricing is in most of the countries pay in its local currency. But, in some regions in the world user will have to bill in USA dollars.
→You guys: Keep remembers, buying more iCloud storage Online means, it doesn’t expand the capacity of your phone. For example, you bought 64-Gb iPhone then storage memory space was fixed when you bought it. So for you, External Flash Drive is an alternative solution to keep your phone space free up.
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if we need to use iCloud storage with family sharing then you should be required to upgrade the plan from 200GB or 2TB. let’s see how to upgrade iCloud plan on iPhone?
Anytime we can downgrade iCloud Storage on iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC.
Upgrade iCloud Storage Plan on iPhone, iPad [iOS 14 or Earlier]
For iOS 14/iOS 13/iOS 12/iOS 11:
Launch Settings App -> Tap on Profile name -> iCloud > Manage Storage > Change Storage Plan
Also Useful: Clear Up iCloud Storage on iPhone – iOS 11/ 10
Tap on Change Button link,
Select New Plan and Tap on Buy at upper right corner of the screen,
Tap on Continue for Verification payment, You Need to enter CVV number again,
Tap on Buy, And Purchase done.
New iOS 11, Alternate option PayPal is available into use in App Store, iTunes Store available. Just go to your Account settings and payment method, add new Paypal account and Verify it.
Now we can use PayPal for purchase Apple Services.
iOS 10.2.or earlier – we offer this guide which is done in our lab on Apple iPhone 7.
Open up Settings App– scroll down to iCloud – and tap on Storage.
iOS 10.3 or later
Step 1. Launch Settings App > Tap on [Your Name] appears above the Airplane Mode.
Step 2. Tap iCloud, then tap on visually iCloud Storage bar.
Step 3. Next, Tap Change Storage Plan or buy more storage and select a Plan and tap on Buy.
You’ll be asked to enter Apple ID & Passcode to Upgrade iCloud storage plan.
Follow up the on-screen instructions and complete the process. You’re done.
Upgrade iCloud Storage Plan On macOS Catalina or Earlier [macOS Sierra, EI Capitan, Os X Yosemite and earlier]
Step 1. First of all, take your cursor on Apple Menu and Select System Preferences
Step 2. Next, go to Apple ID at top right corner of the screen of System Preferences.
Now Go with the iCloud on sidebar. On iCloud Preference pane, Find Manage button bottom corner of the screen.
Note: macOS Mojave and Earlier MacOS can access iCloud option directly under the System Preferences.
Step 3. Click on, Buy More Storage Plan or Change Storage Plan.
Step 4. Choose an upgrade plan, then click next and enter your Apple ID and password.
If you already bought an extra iCloud storage, but still iCloud storage upgrade not showing then please you should contact Apple Support.
Steps to Upgrade iCloud Storage Plan on Windows PC
If you’re Window user, then learn bottom steps to Downgrade iCloud storage on PC.
- Open iCloud app. (Download and Install, Available for Windows 10/ 8/ 7)
- Login with iCloud Apple ID and Password.
- Click on Storage Plan, Next hit on Buy More storage in the windowpane.
- Now, Choose a plan for your needs and Activate it by clicking on it. (For Upgrade or Downgrade)
- Enter Verification password again to save the changes.
- Click Done.
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