Google One Stories November 29

During the launch keynote, Google touted two features as “coming soon.” One of those, the free “VPN by Google One” now appears to be rolling out early for Pixel 7 and 7 Pro.

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Google One Stories November 15

Following iOS availability earlier this year, the Google One VPN is now available for Mac and Windows through new desktop apps.

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Google One Stories November 9

Besides announcing Mac and Windows VPN support today, Google One for Android is getting the tablet redesign that was previewed back in May.

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Google One Stories October 27

We’ve been waiting for a tablet redesign of Google One since I/O in May, but until then the Android app is getting a new homescreen that lets you see more details about your subscription at a glance.

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Google One Stories October 17

Google launched the Pixel 7 series with two features listed as “coming soon.” The free “VPN by Google One” is one aspect of the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro’s security tentpole, and it’s set to come in December.

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Google One Stories August 16

While Google One has expanded to offer a VPN, premium Meet features, and more Photos editing tools, extra storage space is still a core part of the subscription service, and the company is now releasing a rather high-profile ad about that. 

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Google One Stories July 11

Since the 2018 launch, Google One has been adding more features for those that subscribe to 2TB or more of storage. The latest addition to Google One is premium Workspace features, starting with enhanced Google Meet video calling. 

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Google One Stories June 28

On the web, Gmail has long noted how much storage you’re using at the bottom of the page. A “Storage used” indicator is now on Gmail for Android and iOS to save you from needing to open another app or website for space management.

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Google One Stories April 26

Just over a year ago, Google and T-Mobile (in the US) announced that they were working together on Pixel, RCS, and YouTube TV. Google One is also part of the partnership and T-Mobile customers will soon be able to pay $15 per month for Unlimited Google Photos backup.

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Google One Stories April 18

The latest Google One perk is a free Titan Security Key that lets you enable two-factor authentication (a.k.a. 2-Step Verification) on your online accounts. 

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Google One Stories April 13

How to edit pictures in Google Photos and which features require Google One

Google Photos makes it easy to backup, organize, and share your memories, but did you know it has handy edit options as well? Earlier this year, Google brought more editing features to users, but quite a few are locked behind a paywall. Here’s how to edit pictures in Google Photos and what Google One subscribers get as a bonus.

Google One Stories March 3

In late 2020, Google introduced a VPN for its Google One subscription that provides additional Drive/Photos storage, extended support, and other perks. After initially being Android-only, the Google One VPN is now launching on iOS.

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Google One Stories December 16, 2021

T-Mobile is handing out $10 Google Play credits to Google One subscribers

T-Mobile has been offering better support for more and more Google services as of late, including the recent arrival of a special Google One tier just for T-Mobile customers. Now, T-Mobile is handing out free Google Play credits as a gift to its subscribers.

Google One Stories December 15, 2021

Google One has now surged beyond the 500 million-download milestone on the Play Store just a year after reaching the 100 million figure back in November 2020.

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Google One Stories November 12, 2021

With last year’s Pixel phones, Google introduced new machine learning-powered editing tools that later came to all Android devices with Google One. iOS users with a One subscription now have access to those new filters in Google Photos.

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Google One Stories November 1, 2021

In the past, Google has offered free Assistant speakers to existing subscribers and prospective members of its subscription storage service. The latest Google One promo involves upgrading to a 2TB annual plan for a free Nest Hub (2nd-gen).

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Google One Stories October 28, 2021

Back in October, Google announced that its Google One storage subscription was adding a built-in VPN option. The Google One VPN is now seeing an expansion in North America and five European countries.

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Google One Stories October 4, 2021

T-Mobile and Google are working together on everything from smartphones to software, and today the two companies are announcing a bonus that will give T-Mobile customers access to an exclusive Google One tier that saves a few bucks.

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Google One Stories September 30, 2021

The Material You rollout continues with Google One getting a redesign that leverages Dynamic Color. However, the bigger update is a dark theme that replaces the previous bright look. 

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Google One Stories September 11, 2021

Google One storage is shared across the various products on your account, including Gmail, Drive, and Photos, but now that the latter has stricter storage requirements, more people are looking to pay for plans. Now, Google has introduced a 5TB plan to bridge the $40 gap between tiers.

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Google One Stories September 8, 2021

Back in September, Google announced a more integrated video conferencing kit created in partnership with Lenovo. The latest in the “Series One” Google Meet hardware family are all-in-one touchscreens that are essentially Jamboards with better cameras and two sizes.

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Google One Stories August 27, 2021

Back in July, “Backup by Google One” started rolling out as an expansion to the existing Android backup service. This more granular and expansive approach to storage is now more widely available.

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Google One Stories August 12, 2021

Selected Google One accounts in the UK can now claim £4 free Play Store credit

As part of the regular subscriber benefits to the cloud storage service, Google One is offering selected accounts £4 of free Play Store credit in the United Kingdom.

Google One Stories August 5, 2021

Google One, Google’s subscription service that gives you increased storage for Drive and Photos, is set to become available in a discounted bundle with Play Pass.

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Google One Stories July 21, 2021

Google today started rolling out “Backup by Google One” as an update over the existing Android backup service that now means end users only have to be aware of one sync to the cloud. 

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Google One Stories June 18, 2021

In addition to letting specific Android apps always bypass the VPN, Google One now lets you temporarily snooze the secure connection on Android. 

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Google One Stories June 6, 2021

Towards the end of last year, Google One introduced a virtual private network to make the storage subscription a more enticing offering. The Google One client now lets you specify what apps can bypass the VPN. 

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Google One Stories June 3, 2021

Google has pulled the plug on unlimited Photos storage for everyone but a select few Pixel users, which might mean you are eyeing up or already subscribe to one of the affordable Google One storage plans.

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Google One Stories April 18, 2021

At the end of last year, Google One added a VPN on higher-tier plans to help build out the subscription offering. Still only available on Android, the Google One app is working on the ability to “block internet if VPN disconnects.”

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Google One Stories February 11, 2021

Google One primarily serves to give you more storage space for Gmail, Drive, and Photos. Last year, the subscription added a VPN and is now providing all Android users with access to “enhanced” Google Photos editing tools and filters that were previously only available on Pixel phones.

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Google One Stories January 7, 2021

Google One may soon offer free trials of increased storage

The latest update to Google Photos points to the app offering a free trial to Google One’s increased storage quota.

Google One subscribers in UK can now get 3 free months of YouTube Premium

One of the major benefits of being a Google One subscriber is the random and sometimes impressive freebies, the latest such “gift” for UK-based users is three months of free YouTube Premium.

Google One Stories December 18, 2020

A Google Photos storage system “mistake” this year resulted in image and video uploads being “inaccurately” counted towards your cloud storage quota. This Photos issue, which is now fixed, was present throughout 2020 and Google is offering a refund for One storage during that period.

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Google One Stories December 15, 2020

Last month, Google announced that Photos would drop free unlimited backups as part of cross-service changes to storage that also impacts Docs/Sheets/Slides. This means that more people will be paying for cloud space, and Google One is now getting a significant price cut on higher-tier plans.

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Google One Stories December 10, 2020

[Update: Available again] Google One for Android loses quick settings toggle to enable VPN

Earlier this year, Google One introduced a VPN for Android users on the 2TB+ subscription plan. At launch, it could be enabled from quick settings, but the latest Google One app update has oddly removed the VPN tile.

Google One Stories December 3, 2020

With a 2TB (or higher) Google One subscription, you get 10% back on all Google Store purchases. It’s supposed to arrive 30 days after an order has shipped, but Pixel 5 pre-orderers have yet to be credited. Google told us today that Pixel 5 Store credits will be available by Friday.

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Google One Stories November 18, 2020

Google One offers free Nest Mini if you upgrade to 2TB storage tier

If you need extra storage on your Google account, the Google One subscription plan is a reasonably affordable way to give yourself some extra leeway with personal files and more. In a bid to get more people to upgrade to the 2TB Google One storage tier, those who do so can claim a free Nest Mini.

Google One Stories November 10, 2020

Google One reaches 100 million Play Store downloads

Even without being a forced install on all Android devices, the standalone Google One app has now hit the impressive 100 million download milestone on the Play Store.

Google One Stories November 5, 2020

Last month, Google announced that higher tier plans of Google One would be getting a VPN service for Android, iOS, and more. Google One’s VPN service has begun rolling out to Android devices in the United States; here’s a quick guide on how to use it.

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Google One subscribers can now redeem three months of Stadia Pro [Updated]

Last month we uncovered evidence that Google would be extending trials of Stadia Pro to Google One subscribers and now, that functionality is live.

Google One Stories October 29, 2020

Back in July, Google’s storage subscription service made phone backups free on Android and announced plans for iOS. The next move for Google One is including a VPN on higher storage tiers.

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Google One Stories August 26, 2020

Thanks to default solutions and third-party alternatives, backing up pictures and videos from your phone is a solved problem. Google Photos is now bringing that convenience to Canon cameras with “easy Wi-Fi backup” and transfer.

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Google One Stories July 29, 2020

Two years ago, Google One launched as the company’s consolidated backup solution that also offers a higher tier of support, family sharing, and various perks. After launching phone backups on Android in September, Google is now making that feature free and bringing it to iOS with a new storage manager.

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Google One Stories April 28, 2020

[Update: Live on OnePlus 8] Google Stadia support coming to OnePlus phones

During its launch event today, OnePlus revealed a couple of new smartphones and that come with some related Google promotions. The OnePlus 8 arrives with a nice Google One promo as well as incoming support for Google Stadia.

Google One Stories March 17, 2020

Google One is a fantastic online storage option that also doubles as an awesome backup option for your Android phone, gives you nice discounts and, now, some free Play Store credit.

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Google One Stories November 25, 2019

Google is pretty generous with its cloud storage. Every Google account gets at least 15GB in free storage. Which is a lot! However, for just a few dollars Google One gets you more space plus a few interesting bonus features. So, is Google One worth it?

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Google One Stories October 15, 2019

If you’re a Google One member planning to pick up some new hardware, you’re in for a nice surprise. Google has recently added a new perk for Google One members that offers up to 10% “cashback” on Google Store purchases.

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Google One Stories October 11, 2019

Days away from the Pixel 4 unveil, last-minute details about the flagship are emerging. An update to the Google One app today reveals that the Made by Google phones will feature a 3-month trial to the subscription service.

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