Add and remove movies

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    Ok this may come off dumb, but I have a 32gb ipad retina and am wanting to put movies on it....if I had a movie (download from iTunes) and then later on want to remove it...do I do that in iTunes?
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    No, you go to the video app, select the movie you want to delete and swipe from right to left. A delete button appears, tap it and a pop up appears, tap delete again and your movie is gone.

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    image-2565404056.jpgThese photos are from my iPhone. On the iPad, press and hold the movie icon until it wiggles and an x appears in the upper left corner. Tap it and you get the pop up to confirm whether or not you want to delete the movie.
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    Thank you so much....I never would have figured that out
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    I have found that, for movies in the video app on the iPad, if you hold your finger over the thumbnail of the movie you want to delete, an "X" will come up in the upper left-hand corner - just as you would see if you were deleting a downloaded app. The secret to success is to ALSO delete it from iTunes or the computer (depending upon your settings) will want to re-synch it with your iPad.
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    There's no need to delete it from your computer, all you have to do is uncheck it so that it won't sync with your iPad. BTW, you can't delete it from iTunes. It will remain in your purchased list.
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    This solution does not work. No "X" comes up. These are the same instructions that are on the iTunes/Apple support site. Do you have any other suggestions? I desperately need to clear up some space. Thanks in advance.
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    This thread is well over a year old, from when iOS 6 was still new. Deleting movies from your iPad is done differently in iOS 7. To delete a movie from your iPad, open the video app and go to the movies page. There will be an edit button at the top right of the page. Tap the button and the X will appear at the upper left of each movie icon. Tap the X for the movie you want to delete and confirm your choice in the pop up that appears. Your movie is now deleted from your device, but remains in your iTunes purchased history in case you want to re download it in the future. When you are finished deleting movies, tap the done button in the same place the edit button was in, the X now disappears from the movie icons. image-830437222.jpg image-1643185383.jpg image-889663595.jpg
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