Backup

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  1. EstherN

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    This thing is driving me crazy. I keep getting the message "This iPad cannot be backed up because there is not enough iCloud storage available." My total storage is 5.0 GB; Available 5.0 GB. So what's the deal? Keeps telling me to delete some data. The only thing I have on here is pictures, that it won't allow me to delete. I find it hard to believe that I've used 16 GB, when I have no documents or anything but some pictures on it. I have a bunch of Kindle books, but they are all supposedly in cloud.
     
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    The backup has nothing to do with the storage on your iPad. When you have an iCloud account, you get 5 GB storage for backups in iCloud.

    To find the available storage in iCloud, go to Settings - iCloud. Tap this:


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    And then look at "Available":


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    If you don't have enough storage for a backup, tap "Manage Storage" (under Available). There you see apps that take storage space in the backup. You can choose which ones don't need to be backed up.
     
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    Gosh. It backed up my Kindle, Bible, photos and everything else that didn't need to be backed up. Thanks once again, Johanna!
     
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    Glad to help.
     

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