How to Purchase more iCloud Storage Space

iCloud is Apple’s shared storage service for iOS and MacOS devices for files, backups, and more.

Prerequisites: A need for more cloud-based storage on your device

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 30 min

Expected Outcome: Increased storage for all devices allowing backups and storage of files

Tools Required: Internet Access; AppleID User/Password

Screen Shot 2020-03-27 at 5.00.45 PM-1Steps to Perform

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
  1. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage or iCloud Storage. If you're using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Storage.
  2. Tap Buy More Storage or Change Storage Plan.
  3. Choose a plan.
  4. Tap Buy and follow the onscreen instructions.
On your Mac
  1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click iCloud.
  2. Click Manage in the lower-right corner.
  3. Click Change Storage Plan or Buy More Storage.
  4. Choose a plan.
  5. Click Next and enter your Apple ID password.
On your Windows PC
  1. Open iCloud for Windows.
  2. Click Storage.
  3. Click Change Storage Plan.
  4. Choose a plan, then click Next.
  5. Enter your Apple ID password, then click Buy.