Can't upgrade to 8.1..MSG not enough storage

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  1. barbie38

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    I have signed up for the .99 cent 20GB of storage a month ago and still get the same msg when I attempt to upgrade?
     
  2. scifan57

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    When they say you don't have enough free storage space to do the upgrade, they mean free storage on your iPad itself, not iCloud storage. If you do the upgrade through iTunes on your computer you won't have to free up any extra storage.
     
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  3. giradman

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    Hi Barbie.. - welcome to the forum! :) Please provide us some more information: 1) What iPad model do you own; 2) What iOS are you trying to upgrade from; and 3) How much storage is on your iPad and how much is 'free' (go to Settings -> About and look @ 'Capacity' & 'Available').

    What Scifan.. is explaining is that you need 'free' storage on your iPad to upgrade the iOS - if done OTA (Over the Air via Wi-Fi), then about 5 GBs 'free' are needed; if done cabled to iTunes on a computer, then less - let us know. Dave
     
  4. Kieran2001

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    Dear barbie38,
    Your iCloud storage will not effect the update. iCloud storage is used to backup your date online. You need to delete actual applications from your iPad that you don't need.


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  5. rasmith1959

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    If you connect your iOS a device to your PC and use iTunes to update your device, then you won't need to delete anything.



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