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This article was published on October 1, 2013


Apple moves ex-MobileMe customers to standard iCloud storage after 20GB upgrade expires

Apple moves ex-MobileMe customers to standard iCloud storage after 20GB upgrade expires Image by: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

Apple has begun moving customers who had paid for its now-defunct MobileMe service to the free iCloud storage plan, which holds just 5GB of data, after their complimentary 20GB accounts lapsed — Apple Insider reports.

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The year-long 20GB storage offer helped bridge the gap following MobileMe’s closure. Apple’s support page explains that customers using less than 5GB of storage are unaffected by the downgrade, but those who are over that cap will have their iCloud Backup, Documents in the Cloud, and iCloud Mail services temporary frozen until either they remove the excess data, or upgrade their storage to cover their entire data load.

➤ Former MobileMe members’ complimentary iCloud term ends, storage auto-adjusted to 5GB [Apple Insider]

Thumbmail image via AFP/Getty Images, screenshot via Apple Insider

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