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Give us more free space! 2gb is ridiculous!

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At least give us 15gb free to compare with Google Drive, One Drive, and Copy.com. Even better do better than them and give us 25gb or 50gb free to compare with Mega.co.nz.

We shouldn't have to spam our friends/colleagues to sign up with your service so we get free space (or, use a linux distro on a flash drive to create fake accounts at different created email address so we can get 16gb of more space free, or hire someone on Fiverr for $5 to boost our accounts up to 22gb of space by doing the same procedure). How about just giving us a decent amount of free space!!!!

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Super User alumni Richard P.
Super User alumni

That's a nice sense of entitlement you have there...

Super User II
Super User II

use a linux distro on a flash drive to create fake accounts at different created email address so we can get 16gb of more space free, or hire someone on Fiverr for $5 to boost our accounts up to 22gb of space by doing the same procedure

Nice. Point out to the Dropbox team that you're gaming the system to get free referrals. They'll remove all your referral space for that. Enjoy it while you have it.

J L.3 New member | Level 1
New member | Level 1

2gb of free space + having to spam friends or due to lame tasks to get bonus free space is retarded.

Dropbox needs to get with the times.

I personally have not gamed the dropbox system to get more free space, but I know people go on Fiverr to have it done or linux users who are tech savvy put a distro on a flash drive and make fake email accounts and dropbox accounts to get free space. I'm sure most of the free accounts have done this since there are tutorials online on how to do it and they only need 10gb-20gb of space for their stuff.

Since dropbox claims they lose money when we give them money for low tier accounts under $9.99/month they might as well just give us more free space since they are unwilling to be REASONABLE with their customer base and refuse to offer the kind of accounts most of us want.

Super User II
Super User II

There not being unreasonable. They can do what they like.

If you dont like it, go and use a service elsewhere. Its called free market. Personally I pay 'cause I like the service - it just works, the others haven't. And I wouldn't trust Mega.co.nz with any data the rate the US government keeps trying to get rid of it!

FRANCISCO V. New member | Level 1
New member | Level 1

More free space for Student Now!!!

Delsaux H. New member | Level 1
New member | Level 1

yeah i know a website where you can get 100 gb FREE very much so FREE 

if they can do it why cant dropbox

Super User II
Super User II

Because they are a business and don't feel the need to?

If you want to use the site to give you 100gb of space feel free. Thats what free market is all about. Nobody forces you to stay

nicolaj
Collaborator | Level 8

Right now i'm using 94% of 7.7gb. Mostly school work, and i can see that in the future i would probably need roughly 3/4gb more than i have now.

I have used some of the invitations to get more space, but even tho i'm far from the max of 16gb. I don't have anyone else to invite, like literally, i have asked. It is not the lack of effort.

i've thought about just switching to gdrive as i have 115gb for free over there. But trying to avoid the hassle. So are there any plans or rumors that dropbox is intending to increase free storage capacity?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
Hi there @nicolaj
 
The team is constantly working on further improvements, so, although there isn’t a timeline to share yet, I’d be more than happy to share your thoughts on this with them. 
 
In the meantime, I’ve moved your post to the Share an idea section of the Community so as to keep track of your feedback. 
 
Give us a shout if you have any other thoughts you’d like us to forward!
nicolaj
Collaborator | Level 8

Well, i should be starting my master after summer, i'll wait and see what happens.