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2 iPads - does that mean double storage?

I'm just wondering: if I have two iPads, can I choose which apps go on each of the iPads. The memory is almost full on both. I hope I've explained this clearly.
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storage available displays conflicting numbers

It shows that I have 93/120 GB free, but also shows that I have 64GB of apps, and the bar is at around the halfway point instead of roughly 1/6 (93/120 is about 5/6 free) Why the inconsistency? What ...
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iPhone 6s storage problem [duplicate]

I have a 16 GB iPhone 6s. Just 7 days ago I restored as new because my phone keeps taking up all my storage. When I restored, I had 4 GB available, 5 days went passed and I was forced to restore again ...
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Why can't I take photos on iPhone after upgrading storage? [duplicate]

Is updating your storage in the cloud the same as updating it w/o using the cloud. I upgraded in cloud and still can't take pictures and don't understand why not
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How should I store my rMBP for a month?

I am leaving for a vacation and leaving my rMBP. How should I store it except from shutting it down? How much charge should I leave in order not to lose too much capacity?
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My IPhone shows next backup size is 3.7GB with everything turned off as well as 4.2GB photos while storage says I have 2.1GB

Using iCloud, I generally have around 3 GB used from around 2GB of photos and then a gig of other data. Tonight I opened my phone to a message saying I have no more space. I go to my ICloud settings ...
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Where does Documents 5 that makes it not show up in Storage settings?

I just download documents 5 found that the Storage settings do not include the files under the data display. I have about 10 gb worth of data inside documents 5, however none of it shows up. It still ...
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18GB of Other storage

I bought the game Wargame: European Escalation a while back off Steam and went to uninstall it today. I deleted it, but now my storage is filled with 18GB of "Other". I am on El Capitan version 10.11....
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used storage in iPhone 5

In Iphone 5 16 GB: I deleted all photos, junk files, backups, notes, videos and everything else and I reset it but after all, the available storage is just 2.8GB and 9.5GB is used. How can I free the ...
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iCloud Storage - No photos or videos but still shows as full

I have iPhone 6....and standard iCloud storage of 5GB. Please see pictures - I have absolutely no pictures and videos on my iPhone but still the iCloud storage says I have more than 1 GB of photos on ...
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iCloud Photo Storage full after update?

My iphoto says that the storage is full, but I've updated it and have 45 GB left? I don't know what to do, I've tried restarting my computer and it hasn't worked.
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USB drive not showing on my MAC after using it on widows!

I have noticed this on my pin drives and also my external hard desk. they were perfectly working fine on my mac pro, and then after using them on my friend's windows they don't show up again on my ...
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Notification about full iCloud

I've been getting the notification like "Your phone has not updated to iCloud in 150 days" but my iCloud is full, my Macbook memory is full and my phone memory is full too. If I delete the pics from ...
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Using External Drive as Backup & Storage over the network

I have a 3TB External Drive with NTFS format. It is with me even before buying an apple machine so there already is a lot of data. When I plug it into macbook I can access the data however I can not ...
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MacBook Air, constant iCloud demand to manage my storage even when I have lots of available space.

After managing my iCloud storage from 800mb available space to 2.8GB I still receiving a pops up demanding to manage my iCloud storage. This happened every time I turn on my MacBook Air. Please advice ...
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Yosemite tells me my storage has 31GB of movies I cannot find anywhere [duplicate]

I have OS X Yosemite. It tells me my storage has 31GB of movies I cannot find anywhere. What do I do?
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Delete cached (offline) email on hard drive in Mail program (El Capitan)

How can I delete all cached/offline email from the Mac OS 'Mail' program on my SSD in Mac OS El Capitan? I have 2 Gmail accounts and an Exchange account for work. I'm running out of room on my 256GB ...
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I seem to have a recursive folder (Volumes) on a partitioned hard drive. How do I make symbolic links to free some disk space?

So I have a partitioned hard drive: OS X 10.9 (my start-up disk) OS X 10.6 (obviously running Snow Leopard) Share Before you ask, it was a gift and came partitioned like this. The idea is that all ...
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Remove a physical partition on a Mac drive

I wanted to install ubuntu with rEFind on my Mac but I made a mistake during the installation and created a physical drive instead of a logical drive for Linux. My Mac boots fine, but I want to ...
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Mac Hard Drive Storage Decreases even without downloading anything

I have a 128 GB hard drive on my macbook pro retina 13". My mac storage hard drive keeps decreasing for no reason, even when I do not download anything. This still happens even when I don't use any ...
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Reseting and restoring iphone and still cant get rid off “other” [duplicate]

I have 17 GB of "other" in my 32 GB iPhone storage, which is actually quite a lot. I was trying to get rid of it by reseting the factory data and then restoring the iPhone, but the "other" is still ...
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iPad air 2, Mail taking up 20 GB

I tried to remove the accounts and to restart my iPad. I know that you can jailbreak and manually delete the emails. But I still think that there can still be a way to do it without jailbreaking. ...
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OS X says 90GB of Apps

I have an SSD of 250GB, and in the Storage view of about this Mac it's write I have close to 90GB of apps, when clearly the applications folder is only 18GB. I can hardly believe that system ...
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Can iPhone storage be read without the 4-digit password? Or is it encrypted?

I had a problem with the digitizer connector in my iPhone 5S so I can't use the screen anymore, I couldn't even unlock it to back it up. So I send it to a logic board specialist to replace damaged ...
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How to upgrade storage for Macbook Air?

I'm getting my first Mac, a Macbook Air 2015. My other machine is a PC used for gaming and I thought I could use my external HDD with both. Now I see NTFS is read only in OS X. For now it's unlikely ...
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All my files and pictures got lost or deleted while installing the OS X El Capitan software

All my files and pictures got lost or deleted while installing the OS X El Capitan software! Is there a way to get at least my iPhoto Library back? I have not made a back up before. Thanks for your ...
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iCloud says that backups are using 3 GB of space, but there are no backups

My iCloud account shows that I have ~3 GB of backups, but when I check on all devices using this account, backups are off and no backups are showing. The storage bar. The backups list... empty!
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No space even though I deleted things

I have an iPad 2, 16 GB version I believe and I have no space available. I deleted everything I could, but yet still says 0 bytes available..I deleted like 50 APPS! Ugh! I just want to update ONE of ...
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My partition is using negative space. Should I worry?

As you can see, according to Disk Utility, I'm using negative space in /dev/disk0s7. This is obviously incorrect, however, I am slightly worried as to what this may mean for the partition's effects on ...
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iTunes Match - i thought it gave you back all your Music storage?

So I sign up for iTunes Match and expected to see all my music storage- on my phone-go down to zero Gb, so i could use the storage space for other things. Naive i guess. So am I correct that every ...
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How to Set up WiFi Access Point to Share Folder of Files for Download?

I need to set up a WiFi access point that can offering file downloading via web browser using what I will call a "DEVICE" here for short. I am open to what the device will be -- my MacBook Pro, a ...
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Mail.app for iOS uses 1 GB even with no accounts linked

Last Friday I created an iCloud Email account, but that added a ton of storage used to my iPhone, 1GB to be exact. Even without creating any emails. The account itself added 1GB of storage space on my ...
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Storage used by applications doesn't match between folder info and system report

I'm running on Macbook Pro OS X 10.11. I'm curious that when I check my storage the system reports I've used for apps 100.15GB whereas the applications folder size is just 39.56GB. Is it probably ...
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Does iMessage take up iCloud Storage Space?

If I send/receive iMessages, or photos and/or videos through iMessage, will those iMessages take up my iCloud storage space? I am not talking about iCloud backups. I'm asking that if I do not backup ...
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My storage on iPad doesn't add up

I can't understand what's taking all my storage as the apps listed don't add up and I don't download videos or music etc. My iPad says I've used 12.2GB with 209MB available yet when I added everything ...
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Why does my phone say my photos are like 9Gb out of my phone yet I've deleted thousands of it and I still have no memory left?

Is it because I have 40,000 pics in iCloud? But I still have 1 terabyte of storage. Can someone PLEASE explain to me how iCloud works. My phone will randomly gets rid of a whole photos albumn but then ...
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Had to reinstall OS X due to corrputed journal: is this a symptom of something more serious?

I have a 13'' Macbook Pro from early 2011 with a Hitachi 320Gb. HD, using OS X 10.9.5. For the last few months, it's gotten slower and slower to become responsive every time it wakes up, and I've also ...
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“Backups” are taking up over 60 G on my MacBook Pro

Do I need to keep these backups as I use a Lacie external drive to backup? How do I get rid of them on my computer?
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Mac Yosemite : disk size doesn't match its content size sum

I want to clean up my disk storage (451,25 Go) but I don't understand why it doesn't match its content size (194,09 + 26,72 + ...), any idea? It seems that a lot those mistery files are in 'Others' ...
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iPhone Photos storage error

I have an iPhone 6 with 16GB of storage, and it has been saying there isn't enough space on my device (mainly because I had 6,000 photos in my album with was taking up 8GB). So went on my Mac and ...
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How do I get rid of “movies” taking up so much space?

I have a MacBook Pro, and according to the info in About this Mac, about 67 GB of storage is "movies". I don't have any movies stored. What does this mean, and how do I free up the space? Also, how do ...
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Can I extend internal iPad storage?

Running out of space to store photos on our iPad 2. Is it possible to plug in an external storage device, move photos to it, and then be able to access those photos as if they were stored internally?
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About This Mac > Storage shows 10GB Backups, but Time Machine is Disabled

I'm trying to figure out what's going on with my storage. About This Mac > Storage shows that there's ~11GB of Backups. Disk Utility seems to sort the same files as "Other". Googling tells me that ...
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Why “Documents & Data” is consuming so much space in iPhone?

Looking at the iTunes storage information associated to my iPhone 5S, it seems that Documents & Data occupies around 3.5 GB of space. On the other hand, on the iPhone, Documents & Data ...
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Iphone 5s says storage is full when I have few images/videos or apps on it

My phone has been giving me the "storage is full" message for quite some time now. However now it is preventing me from downloading or taking pictures on my phone when I have maybe at most 20 pictures ...
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Photos taking too much space on MacBook Air

I was clearing up my Mac to download the latest Os X, but when I saw the "Photos" in "About this Mac" are taking 9 GB space! Any idea where I can find all these photos?
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My Macbook storage is full even after deleting all my photos

So I only got my MacBook Air last year and I am travelling so am taking a lot o photos but I have a 1TB hard drive that I transfer the photos over to every now and then, my time machine also backs up ...
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How can I delete a (null) app in usage?

In my usage list(settings>general>storage & iCloud usage>manage storage), there is an app that registers as (null) with no icon, a version number that doesn't match anything I've previously ...
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Why is there zero space on iPad after factory restore?

Using iOS 9.2.1 this iPad reports zero space even after factory restore. It's a first gen iPad Air. When connected via USB to a Windows machine the DCIM folder in Windows explorer also shows zero ...
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What does this black bar represent in my iPod's Storage Capacity Indicator?

I was recently going through my (2nd Gen) iPod Touch's storage settings in the most recent version of iTunes and noticed that there is a small gray/black bar next to the "Other" storage section. I ...