Top 5 Best Free Storage Apps for iPhone
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Top 5 Best Free Storage Apps for iPhone

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A huge issue at the moment is privacy and online storage and it isn’t easy to find something you trust. Printing out documents and storing them doesn’t make sense anymore and sharing through email can be slow. However you have to be mindful of companies that say they store all your information but compromise your security. These five apps will make it easy to transfer documents, photos and videos fro your computer to your phone and back again without the worry of things getting stolen.


1. Dropbox

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Dropbox is a great way to share files and documents with your friends, family and coworkers. Edit documents from your phone and set up automatic back ups so you never lose a photo or video you love. One of the best features is that you can make certain files available offline so you don’t need a Wifi connection to access them. Make an account and the app will begin uploading photos from your phone. You can disable automatic upload whenever you want. If your friends have an account, they can send you files at anytime if you’re connect to the internet.

Download it here for Apple.

Pros:

  • Can enable automatic uploads
  • Look at files offline
  • Share documents and files with friends

Cons:

  • Have to log in to use
  • Need Wifi to get files from other people
  • Sometimes files don’t download correctly

2. Google Drive

icloud apps, storage and safety apps

Google Drive is a great way to make and save documents online. From your computer, you can create word files, spreadsheets, presentations and more. Everything updates automatically so you don’t have to worry about losing any information. Now with this handy app, you can access anything you create or are shared on right from your phone. You can download any files to your phone and even select ones to access while you’re offline. You can sort by name or date to easily find your files.

Download it here for Apple.

Pros:

  • Edit files from your phone
  • Share them easily with friends and coworkers
  • Access files offline

Cons:

  • Need Wifi to log in at first
  • Need a Google account
  • Can be hard to navigate

3. SugarSync

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Though you can’t create files using SugarSync, you can back up anything you could want from your desktop or downloads on your computer. Sync from your computer or phone and access it anywhere. You can set up automatic uploads if you don’t want to lose any photos. Easily see the files you can access offline and what you’ve shared with other people. Look at word documents, spreadsheets and even presentations right from your phone. It makes it easy to prepare for work or school on the go.

Download it here for Apple.

Pros:

  • Easy to search for files
  • Can set up automatic uploads
  • Access files from anywhere

Cons:

  • Takes a long time to log in
  • Only have a month for free
  • Very hard to cancel once you add your credit card information

4. Cubby

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Begin by making an account online and uploading all the documents you want to access from your phone. Then get the app and start looking at the files anywhere. You can make different cubbies to easily organize everything and find it later. When you open a file, you can share it with anyone by message, email or social media. It makes it easy to get everyone ready for a big presentation or meeting.

Download it here for Apple.

Pros:

  • Easy to navigate
  • Easy to organize
  • Can share files quickly

Cons:

  • Need to log in on your computer and phone
  • Have to log back into the app every once in a while
  • Sometimes sync doesn’t work

5. Copy

icloud apps, storage and safety apps

Start by creating an account online. Then upload all the files and documents you want. When you connect with your phone you can enable automatic uploads or choose exactly what you want to be in your files. Then you can access them at any time on your phone. If your friends and coworkers have the same app, it is very easy to share and receive files. Pick certain ones to save to your phone so you can access the offline and you’re ready to check on them whenever you want.

Download it here for Apple.

Pros:

  • Look at files offline
  • Share with users of the app
  • Access on your phone and computer

Cons:

  • Can be hard to navigate
  • Takes a long time to create an account
  • Sometimes things don’t sync
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