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iPad-iCloud problems

I'm just wondering, I upgraded my apple iCloud to 50gb and then decided to downgrade it again. when I tried to downgrade it, it wouldn't let me and I'm still within the days of warranty so I don't ...
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How to i get off my apple logo screen on my iPhone 6 without restoring and losing my photos?

My iPhone 6 recently ran out of storage and my photos have disappeared,now it won't turn on and gets stuck on the apple logo screen, i have not backed it up and really don't want to lose any of my ...
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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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I have removed all mail accounts from my iPhone and reset it. What's using storage?

I have deleted all my e-mail accounts from Mail from the iPhone -- iCloud, my work account, etc., and have reset the phone (powering off and then back on) a couple of times. In Settings/General/...
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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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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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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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What are Mac alternatives to Storage Spaces in Windows 8/Windows Server 2012?

I like the Storage Spaces feature in Windows 8/Windows Server 2012, but since I'm mostly working on Mac computers I would like to know if there are any Mac alternatives or equivalents.
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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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Free up over 70 GB of Applications

Today I checked out my MacBook Air's storage and found that my Mac is using 70.53 GB on applications out of 120.47 GB. I can't figure out where it is being used as I didn't download any applications. ...
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Why does iTunes and my iPhone not agree on how much free space I have on my iPhone?

Ok so I have a 32gb iPhone 4s that is updated all the way. When I plug it into my computer (PC) and run iTunes it (iTune) will tell me that I have a ton of free space on my phone howeer, when I look ...
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iMovie still will not download, despite having no other apps, and ~2 GB of storage available?

I'm getting super stressed out at this point, and it's so so infuriating that I've decided to enlist help here. I've been trying to download iMovie for a long time, and I have never had enough space. ...
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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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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 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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iPhone storage is full while iCloud is empty

What can I send to iCloud and how do I do that? My iPhone is full and my iCloud has barely been used. Can you help me please?
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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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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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Best way to clear up space and dump to computer when getting iCloud storage backup prompt?

When i sync my iphone, I am getting an error message saying it can't do a backup because i have more than 5GB of space used. I went to: Settings --> iCloud --> Storage and backup --> Manage Storage....
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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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What counts as data usage on the iPhone?

I went from low usage of data on an average to over my limit and I do not know why. How can I tell? Does streaming music count? I have AT&T, so I think I have unlimited texting. Do photos on my ...
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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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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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How do I find all files categorized movies on my disk?

In the dialog of "About this Mac", started from below the Apple menu item, the Storage 'tab' says there are 42.43 GB of Movies. Ok, how do I find all those files that the system categorizes as movies?...
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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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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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iOS available space doesn't add up

Am I going mental, or does the number in the following image make no sense at all? my top 10 apps seem to account for barely ~15GB, so why is my used space so high? Edit So, I'm calling this a bug....
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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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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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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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8GB model iPhone 4S is only showing 5.4GB capacity (4.2GB available)

It used to say 8GB capacity in the General > About Settings menu. Now it only says 5.4. I've done a "restore as new" but it's still showing the same. Help?
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Why iOS settings and iTunes report the storage usage differently?

My iTunes shows me that there is about 7 GB of free space, while iOS settings shows me that there is only about 80 MB of available space. How do free space and available space differ? Additional ...
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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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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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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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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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Iphone 8.3 Other Storage 89gb

Upgrade to 8.3 at the time of backup I had 1.2gb of used Other Data. Hooked up the watch, used it over the weekend and now up to 89gb of Other Data. Turned off the Watch, and restarted the phone but ...
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Internal vs. External Storage for a new Macbook

I want to get a new MacBook Pro, and am confused by the storage options. The Apple website offers 2 different options for storage: Preinstalled internal flash storage (256, 512, or 1 TB) Thunderbolt ...
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iOS storage disappearing

I've got an iPhone 5s 8gb with about 1.4gb of unused storage. Within the last week this storage goes down to zero multiple times a day just through normal use. When this happens iOS "cleans" all ...
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How to move Mail data to an SD card?

I have MBA 128 GB, and my local Mail cache is too large to be stored on the HD. Now, I have the external 16 GB SD card plugged in via compact Nifty adapter. It's always mounted. How can I set up ...