A Creative Cloud membership includes cloud-based storage, which allows you to access files stored in the cloud from any computer using a web browser or file sync functionality. Here are answers to some common questions related to using and managing this storage.

How many GB of storage do I have?

If you have a full Adobe Creative Cloud membership or a single app membership, you have 100 GB of storage. If you have a Creative Cloud Photography membership, you have 20 GB of storage. If you have a trial product or a free membership, you have 2 GB of storage. Creative Cloud for teams and Creative Cloud for enterprise memberships include 100 GB of storage per seat.

How do I know how much storage I've used?

You can check your current storage usage in a couple of places.

Creative Cloud website

To view your storage usage on the Creative Cloud website:

  1. Click the Activity tab.

    Click the Activity subtab
  2. Choose Settings.

    Choose settings
  3. View your available storage space under Storage.

    Available space

Creative Cloud desktop app

You can also check your current storage usage in the Creative Cloud desktop app. Open the app from the taskbar (Windows) or menu bar (Mac OS) and click the gear menu.

Check storage in the desktop app

What happens if I go over my storage quota?

The Creative Cloud desktop app syncs up to 1 GB of overflow from any device. After that, the sync client stops syncing new files and notifies that you are over quota. A red exclamation point marks any files that are unable to upload. You can still move, rename, or delete files. To continue to sync files, permanently delete other files to free up space.

How do I delete files and free up storage?

If you mistakenly delete a file, you can restore it from the cloud. You can delete (or archive) online files from your Creative Cloud Files folder or the Creative Cloud files page, which moves them to a trash bin called the Archive.

Deleting files from the Archive is permanent and frees up the storage space used. To permanently delete files, follow these steps:

  1. Select Archived from the Files menu.

    How to archive files
  2. Select the files you want to delete, and then click Permanently Delete.

    Archive multiple files
  3. Click Permanently Delete again to delete the selected files.

    Select permanently delete

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