Storage help

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  1. schmicr

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    So I have no room left on my I pad. I go to usage and the gigs don't add up. And it changes each time I open it up. I do have several movies but I believe those are stored on the cloud. They have a cloud symbol on the bottom of them. Any ideas?
     
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    This will explain why storage has to be lower: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2419

    Email attachments you opened on your iPad use some of the storage. To minimize this, you could delete the accounts and reinstall them.
    If you add websites to your Reading List in Safari, this will use some of your storage as well. Also, regularly clear cookies and data.

    These are just a few examples that will help you minimizing your usage.

    Hope that helps.
     
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    This happens when I watch movies. I went back to best buy and they took my old one back because the apple guy said it wasn't recognizing the memory. But now it's still going on. I have no email accounts attached to the device either.
     
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    Anyone find a fix yet?
     
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    You simply aren't giving enough information here for anyone to help you. And no one has time to go read through a thread that may or may not have anything to do with your problem.
     
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    Exactly as said quoted here...

    How much storage does your iPad have? What does it say is available? Just how many movies, songs, and pictures do you have on the iPad (notice the subtle use of the Oxford Comma)? Without adequate info there is no way to determine the issue.
     
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    Ok so I like watching movies whether it's through the videos app where my purchased ones are or on netflix. My storage lets say starts at 10gb. I will open up videos. And select a movie. None of my movies are on the device. I stream them. I'll watch the entire movie and end up with 8.6gb of storage left over. Then if I stream more it will keep dropping. It's a 16gb and I do realize about 4gb are used up with the OS. So any streaming of movies or tv I do uses up my storage.
     
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    I have no movies, pictures or music stored on it. My apps use up 2gb.
     
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    Sounds like your movie app is caching the movies. Which app are you using when the storage space is getting smaller and smaller? Open Setting, go to General, then Usage, then Videos, and see if you see any videos. If so, you can delete by sliding to the left on each one until they are deleted.
     
    #10 AQ_OC, Jan 19, 2014
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