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Amazon Drive is shutting down on the finish of 2023


Unhealthy information for the (presumably few) folks on the market who’ve relied on Amazon Drive for storing their necessary recordsdata within the cloud: Amazon is shutting down the service. On the plus facet, you’ve bought effectively over a 12 months to determine another and get every thing moved over.

The corporate says Amazon Drive will not be supported as of December thirty first, 2023. That’s when entry might be utterly minimize off. Uploads are going away earlier and received’t be accepted as of January thirty first. The Amazon Drive apps for Android and iOS might be taken down on October thirty first, 2022.

“We’ll proceed to supply clients the flexibility to securely again up, share, and arrange pictures and movies with Amazon Photographs,” Amazon stated in an e mail to clients. However for all recordsdata that aren’t pictures or movies, you’ll should obtain them. On its FAQ web page, Amazon recommends utilizing the Amazon Photographs desktop app for Home windows or macOS in case you’re attempting to retrieve bigger recordsdata. You may also go right here to cancel your Drive subscription.

As for why Amazon is making the choice to sundown Drive after 11 years, the corporate says, “We’re taking the chance to extra absolutely focus our efforts on Amazon Photographs to supply clients a devoted answer for pictures and video storage.” Maybe meaning Amazon has huge concepts in thoughts for taking over Google Photographs and Apple’s iCloud Photograph Library. However the Drive information will certainly be a disappointment to those that grew accustomed to housing their recordsdata on Amazon’s reliable servers.

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