iPad is Almost Full Notice

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  1. toothdoctor

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    In the last few weeks, I get the above message when I connect my iPad to my computer. The bar at the bottom of the iPad that shows how much space is being used shows very little grey, or open space. But when I delete or even add a TV show, that bar shows alot of space, typically 10-15gb. In addition, there are times when it won't load all my transfers eventhough it shows plenty of room. Anyone know why this is happening?
     
  2. J. A.

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    Do you see an orange part as well when you look at the bar at the bottom, and does it take a lot of your storage space? If you hover over it with your cursor, it'll show "Other".

    If that part needs most of your storage space, then restore your device using iTunes. "Other" consists of opened mail attachments that are still somewhere on your device, websites you visited (not deleted history and website data, ...)... Restoring will remove all of this and free up some of the storage on your device.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    Thanks J.A. I will look for it next time.
    BTW, how does one "restore their device using iTunes"? I thought it did that automatically when you sync it?
    Thanks, RAM
     
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    It doesn't automatically restore when you sync it.

    Here's what you have to do when you restore it:
    https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201252
     

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