ipad keep downloading unknown stuff

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  1. lil.devel

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    Hello,

    I noticed my ipad is continuously downloading unknown stuff when I check traffic statistics in my router's main webpage, although that the ipad is completely idle when this happens and all automatic downloads in iTunes & app store in settings are turned off..

    Is there a fix to stop the ipad doing these downloads? or at least know what is being downloaded?
     
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    Hi... off topic... Im new to this forum, How can I start a new thread? thanks
     
  3. J. A.

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    Welcome to iPad Forums!

    This thread will help, if you use Safari:
    Posting a new a Thread using IPF's new software....

    It looks different now, but it still works this way.
     
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    Back to my issue now? :rolleyes:
     
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    Do you backup to iCloud?
     
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    I don't think so because the downloadings start at random times, like they sometimes start and sometimes not..
     
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    An iCloud backup doesn't always start at the same time. It happens once a day, but only when the iPad is connected to Wi-Fi, locked and charging.
    Take a look at your settings. In iCloud - Backup, you can see when the last backup was performed, if it's enabled (On).

    There's something else that could use your connection:
    Settings - General - Background App Refresh will show all the apps that can access to the internet, if this feature enabled.
     
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    You are right, the backup was enabled and last backup was two days ago.. I stopped it now and waiting for results :)
     
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    But I have a question regarding Background App Refresh, will this affect notifications such as twitter's notifications or apps updates when they're available if I disabled it?
     
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    No. I have Background App Refresh disabled, but still get notifications for all the apps that are set up to give notifications.
     

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