Aug 2 2013, 7:14am CDT | by Sumayah Aamir
Apple has posted a notification on iCloud support that the complimentary iCloud storage plan for former MobileMe users will expire on September 30, 2013. Apple has launched iCloud in 2011 as replacement of MobileMe. Apple offered free 20GB iCloud storage for those MobileMe members that moved to iCloud between October 12, 2011, and August 1, 2012.
But this free complimentary iCloud storage plan is going to expire on 30th September. And this plan will automatically shifts to free 5 GB storage plan after the said date. Apple also warns that if the MobileMe users will exceed free 5GB limit after 30th Sep, many iCloud features will temporarily stop working. To use more space, they have to pay now. For more iCloud storage, users have to pay annual fee of $20 for 10GB, $40 for 20GB and $100 for 50GB. All these storage plans include many features iCloud Mail, Documents in the Cloud and iCloud Backup features.
MacRumors have posted the following email notification sent to a former MobileMe user by the iCloud team:
"As a thank you for being a former MobileMe member, you received a 20 GB complimentary storage upgrade when you moved to iCloud. Your upgrade expires on September 30, 2013.
When it expires, your iCloud storage will be automatically adjusted to the free 5 GB plan. Note that you are currently using 5.47 GB of storage. If you exceed your storage plan on September 30, 2013, iCloud Backup, Documents in the Cloud, and iCloud Mail will temporarily stop working.
To continue using these iCloud features without interruption, reduce the amount of iCloud storage you are using or purchase a storage plan by September 30, 2013.
For more information, see this article ."
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