Google to Update Google One Subscriptions

We received the following message from Google  regarding subscription updates to Google One scheduled to begin on May 15 and are forwarding it to our readers for their convenience:

“We’re writing to let you know about some updates coming to your Google One subscription starting on ‌M‌a‌y‌ ‌1‌5‌. These changes are designed to streamline your benefits while ensuring you have a valuable subscription experience.

Key changes:

  • Expanding access to popular features: We’re making enhanced editing features like Magic Eraser and Portrait Light available to all Google Photos users with devices that meet the requirements starting on ‌M‌a‌y‌ ‌1‌5‌.¹ Dark web report will also be made available to all eligible Google Accounts in the coming months.²
  • Bringing Magic Editor to more users: Google Photos’ most advanced editing tool, Magic Editor, will become available to all Google Photos users starting in May, helping you to make complex edits in an intuitive way leveraging generative AI.³ You will get up to 10 monthly saves in Magic Editor to unlock your creativity. Learn more.
  • Phasing out two benefits: With a focus on providing the most in-demand features and benefits, we’re discontinuing free shipping for select print orders from Google Photos (in Canada, the UK, US, and EU) starting on ‌M‌a‌y‌ ‌1‌5‌ and VPN by Google One later this year.

What stays the same:

  • Storage: [Storage will remain the same for current subscribers].
  • Family sharing: Share your storage with up to 5 family members.

If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center. ”

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