In honor of “Safe Internet Day,” Google will give you 2GB of permanent storage in your Drive account on Tuesday — if you agree to take a minute-long security checkup on your Google account.
Google’s “security checkup” process is quick and painless. Google will prompt you to add and check information relating to how and where you access your Google accounts. You can check your recovery information, your connected devices, permissions, passwords, and two-step verification settings. You can simply approve these settings, or you can change any of them. The whole shebang probably takes a minute, if that.
Google ran a similar promotion last year — and people who took part in that promotion will be pleased to learn that these bonuses do stack. So, if you completed the security checkup during this promotions both last year and this year, you'll see an extra 4GB of permanent Drive storage sitting in your account.
You can check to see how much Drive storage you have here. Google gives everyone 30GB of free space to start — having completed this year's security checkup, I now have 32GB of space.
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Just visit this account security checkup to begin the process and claim your 2GB of Drive space.