How to Add Extra Storage for Google Workspace Users

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Workspace administrators

Which Google Workspace editions support adding extra Drive storage

This feature is not available for:

  • G Suite Basic
  • Google Workspace Business Starter
  • Google Workspace for Education
  • Google Workspace for Nonprofits

Before you can add extra storage licenses

How to add extra Drive storage licenses to Google Workspace users step-by-step with images

Step 1

How to Add Extra Storage to Google Workspace User Accounts - Step 1

In the Admin console at, click Users or Manage.

Step 2

How to Add Extra Storage to Google Workspace User Accounts - Step 2

Select the users you want to assign licenses to by checking the boxes to their left.

Then click More on top and select Assign licenses.

Step 3

How to Add Extra Storage to Google Workspace User Accounts - Step 3

Select the Google Drive storage license. Then click the drop-down and select the type of storage license you want to add. Then click ASSIGN.

Step 4

How to Add Extra Storage to Google Workspace User Accounts - Step 4

Done, you’ll see this confirmation message at the bottom.

Storage changes delay

Please note that it may take up to 24 hours for the user’s storage quota to increase.

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