The data we store in mobiles, computers and pen drives, etc. is called a digital medium of data storage.
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Whereas cloud storage is a virtual medium
To store data. Cloud storage means that all your data online will be kept secure in a server that you can easily access or use whenever you want.
How to use cloud storage service
You do not need any special application to access the data available in the local drive but the data available in the cloud can be accessed only through a specific application. You can use cloud storage from both mobile and computer and you will need that application in both places.
Just as you need an ID and password for email, you also need an ID and password to use a cloud service.
To use a cloud storage service, it is necessary that internet service is active on your computer or phone. Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, and Amazon Cloud Drive are popular cloud storage services. Some of these are available for free and some have to be paid for.
If we talk about free cloud storage services, then the most popular is
Because it provides you the service of storing up to 15GB of data for free.
Google Drive: As the name suggests, it is a cloud storage service from Google. Google Drive is already integrated into Android phones. In Google Drive, you can back up your login data with your Gmail ID and password. In the file folder available on the phone, when you select the option of share, you will see the option of Google Drive there. From here you can store data on Google Drive.
The Windows version of Google Drive is also available for free. You can download and install it on your desktop, after installing you need to log in with your Gmail ID and Password. After login, when you open the computer folder, you will see the folder of Google Drive in the left side panel. Now whatever data you want to store in Google Drive, you can drag and drop or copy-paste it there.
According to your internet speed and data size, that data will be stored in Google Drive for some time, after which you can view and download that data anytime anywhere. You can access Stored Files from Desktop to Mobile as well as Access Stored Files Folder from Mobile to Desktop
Some additional tips:
You can store up to 15GB of data through Google Drive’s cloud storage service, if an additional GB is needed, then you will have to upgrade to Google Drive’s cloud storage service, that is, you will have to buy an additional GB. But if you follow one of the tips, then you can increase the capacity of your cloud storage without buying.
The tips are to create a new Google Account and go to www.odrive.com, and log in with Gmail authenticated. Here you have to connect your google drive with drive. You can connect more than one google drive to drive.
After that install the desktop application of drive on your computer and log in by authenticating through Gmail. After login, when you open the computer folder, in the left-hand panel you will see the folder of drive, which will contain the folders of all your connected Google drives. Now you can drag and drop or copy-paste whatever data you want to store.