How to free up space on iPad

iPad Storage Full! What to Do?


Have you seen something similar about iPad storage on your device?

We will show you 5 most effective and quick steps to free up iPad memory.

Let’s go!

Step 1: Remove unused applications

To do it much quicker go to Settings

Settings -> Storage & iCloud Usage -> [STORAGE][/STORAGE] Manage Storage

Remove unused applications on iPAD

In this menu, you can see how much space does each application take and remove the ones you don’t need.

Step 2: Remove music files from iPad storage

During the last 3 years, cloud and streaming technologies greatly stepped forward. And if you have a good stable 3G or higher Internet. You will loose a lot of places switching to streaming music. You can use Apple Music service. Read more on Apple website.

Remove music files from iPad storage

Step 3: Remove iMessage history

The problem often manifests itself on iPhones, but many iPad users also use iPad for quick messages. Removing them will free up a substantial amount of space on your device. (Especially if you often send media files via iMessage).

Step 4: Clear History and Website Data on Safari

Remove iMessage history on iPAD

Safari as other browsers often creates lots of caches and cookies. Its mobile version is not an exception. Go to Preferences – > Safari -> Clear History and Website Data.

Step 5: Remove Unneeded Photos and Videos

It’s rather about service photos, screenshots, bad photos (we often make a few photos, and then to select the most successful forgetting to delete others). Also here we can refer to a picture of Instagram. Or any other application that is stored in a separate album or Camera Roll on your iOS device by apps’ defaults.

Clear History and Website Data on Safari

Bonus: Delete images and videos you already have on your Mac

with Phone Cleaner

Phone Cleaner

You can save a significant amount of megabytes, in case you track if your files are not duplicated on different devices. For easy and fast removal you can use our free app  Phone Cleaner. The app scans your iPad and Mac, finds duplicate files and removes them from your iPad in a couple of clicks.

  • Download Phone cleaner Mac App Store

  • Download Phone cleaner iTunes App Store