2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 19, 2012 8:07 AM by JeffersonB
coreyfromwestminster Level 1 Level 1

How do I manage my storage on my IPad 2? iTunes is telling me it's under settings but I can only view what I have, and according to that I have enough storage to do what I am trying to do ( download a movie ) any answers?

iPad 2
  • trrlightning Level 4 Level 4

    You would manage your storage by removing OR unchecking items (music, movies, etc.) in itunes, then syncing the ipad.

  • JeffersonB Level 1 Level 1

    This applies to iOS v 5.1 as of March 19, 2012:


    Open Settings

    Click General > Usage (3rd button in the 1st block of buttongs that includes About & Software Update). Give the iPad a moment to load the list of Music, Video and Apps that are stored on your iPad.


    The first line under the header Storage will tell you how much is available and how much is used. ipadsupportphotoedit.png


    You will see a list of 10 of the largest Storage users. While you can't manage the Music directly (that is done from iTunes by checking and unchecking selections to sync) you can manage individual audiobooks under Music as well as TV Shows, Movies and Music Videos by clicking on Video.


    Following Music and Video you will usually see a list of the installed Apps and how much room they are taking in your Storage. You can delete the Apps and their associated documents by clicking o hte name of the app.


    Your iCloud storage is in the block following. Don't confuse this with the storage of your iPad. iCloud stores the documents and data associated with your applications, but your music and apps that you acquire through iTunes Store are stored on your iPad and are synced with your Mac storage.