Currently Being ModeratedNov 17, 2013 8:23 AM (in response to ElCapitano)
I recently started using my mum's iPad 2 (Wi-fi) 16GB. I have just downloaded the latest ios 7.0.4 software this week and am now getting the same problem as ElCapitano.
Prior to the new download, I could connect to the internet and open multiple tabs in Safari, perhaps half a dozen, then take my iPad to a cafe with no wi-fi signal and still be able to read the content of each tab. It would even store the content of multiple lengthy podcasts that I had downloaded prior to disconnecting from the wi-fi signal, enabling me to play them back on a Safari tab whilst disconnected. This is very important because I can't connect to the internet other than by wi-fi and at the moment I really only use Safari, so my iPad is next to useless without the ability to store the content of Safari tabs for offline reading.
However, since the new update, as soon as I move out of range of a wi-fi signal, the content of nearly all of my pre-loaded Safari tabs is immediately lost, with the exception of maybe just the one I last viewed. My only option is then to find another wi-fi signal in order to refresh each tab individually all over again.
I have looked at the usage figures in Settings -> General. It shows me that 11.9 GB is available and only 1.7 GB is used. For Safari, it shows just 1.3 MB, with website data of 1.1 MB. This is a very small size of usage compared to the total capacity of my iPad so why can it no longer hold the content of half a dozen Safari tabs when it could easily do so before this latest software update? Does anyone have any advice for getting around this problem please or increasing the memory available to Safari? Is it anything to do with the settings I chose after the download? I opted out of various things like iCloud, because I don't know enough about them- could this have made any difference?
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2013 1:58 AM (in response to ElCapitano)
I have the same problem and it is very anoying!!! Time to go Samsung!
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2013 5:18 AM (in response to simonsenster)
I have also noticed that my iPad battery is running down much faster since the IOS 7.0.4 update last week. I am experimenting with possible ways to save battery life. Today I turned off the Background App Refresh in Settings -> General. It's too early to say what effect this will have. I'm a complete beginner to iPads so any further advice would be welcome. I may try switching to Airplane Mode or just switching off the Wi-Fi when I am away from an internet connection. I never had to worry about switching off the Wi-Fi before this latest update because battery life wasn't an issue. As I have already said, I hardly use anything on my iPad other than the Safari browser to surf the internet so I don't need all the bells and whistles on top.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2013 5:39 AM (in response to ElCapitano)
I just deletede the safari history and cookies, did the last update and now the pages stopped reloading all the time. Seems to have solved the problem