August 14, 2022

What you need to know

  • Amazon Drive is set to close on December 31, 2023.
  • Amazon Photos should automatically save images and videos from Drive, leaving your files behind.
  • January 31, 2023, will be the end of uploading to Amazon Drive, but the company will give you until December 31 to download and view any remaining files.

Amazon informed users via an email this week that it will shut down its Drive cloud storage service in 2023.

The alert informs Amazon Drive users about the closure of the service next year. Amazon Drive is a cloud storage service where users can back up their files, similar to Google Drive. The service is offered via the web, Android, and iOS, with users granted 5GB of space for free for uploading files.