Do you know how much space you are using in Google Drive? Here, I’ll give you some quick tips and guidance on how you check. Let’s look at a few terms first. Google has a lot of different parts.

Google Parts

Google One

  • This is your Google account – everything Google related under one account. Store everything, from videos to music to paperwork, so it’s all accessible and easy to share. Your storage is shared across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos.
  • Your Google One Account comes with 15gb free storage.

Google Drive

  • Store, share, and collaborate on files and folders from any mobile device, tablet, or computer.
  • Similar to what is stored on your computer. But are now in Google’s Cloud storage.


  • Gmail is Google’s email service.
  • Your Google One account is typically associated with your Gmail account.

Google Photos

Google Photos is the home for all your photos and videos, automatically organized and easy to share. You can also back up your photos across multiple devices; has automatic organization features, and includes a smart search tool.

Finding your storage space

  1. On your computer, go to Google One.
  2. Login using your Gmail or other Google account.
  3. On the left, click Storage.
  4. To check storage used by each family member, next to “Family,” click the Down arrow.

The following screen should now appear. You will see three different areas making up your Google One Storage.

  • Google Drive
  • Gmail
  • Google Photos

Hope this information helps you in your journey using Google! Next up, will be how to change your plan if needed. In addition, to what happens and when if your space is maxing out.