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How to Get More Storage on iPad

“I am downloading movies to my iPad and then my iPad pop-ups a notice that “Storage almost full”. I know I can delete photos and videos on my iPad to make some space. But how do I get more storage on iPad?”
Asked by James

I think many of you have met this problem, so you just delete some photos and videos on your iPad to make some storage for new data. You solve your problem temporally. Days later, you will see this notice again. You know if your iPad runs out of storage, you can’t take new photos, download new videos and even can’t upgrade your iOS version on your iPad. In this article, I will show you all the ways you can use to free up space on iPad.

First of all, you need to know how you used your iPad storage. Go to “Settings” > “General” > “Usage” > “Manage Usage”. Here you will the usage of your iPad storage.

ipad storage usage

1. Delete Photos/Videos/Movies, etc on iPad

Before deleting photos, videos and movies on your iPad, you need to backup them on your computer. I don’t mean backup them with your iTunes, because you can’t see them when you want to check them. You can transfer photos from iPad to computer to backup them on your computer. With this way, you can easily see the photos whenever you want. You need to do the same to your iPad videos and movies.

2. Uninstall Apps to Release Space on iPad

You can find the useless Apps on your iPad and uninstall them and delete all the app files on your iPad. Many games need to download files to keep your personal data in the games. If you download many songs and videos from apps for offline watching, these also take up huge space. Uninstall them and you will get much space.

3. Delete Cache, Cookies and other files You Can’t See on iPad

If you want to get more storage on iPad, you can also use professional iPad Data Eraser software to delete the cache, cookies and other useless files on your iPad.

iPad Data Eraser can scan your iPad and find the useless files on it. You can selectively delete them after checking it is truly useless. After that, you can release so much space you can’t even imagine, especially your iPad is old.

Step 1. Scan Your iPad

Install the erasing software and run it on your computer. Connect your iPad to your computer via USB cable. The software will easily detect your iPad and connect your iPad to it. On the main interface, select the last option “iOS Optimizer”. This function will help you to scan your iPad and find the useless files on it. Then you can selectively delete them or delete all of them.

connect iPad

You will see on the interface that, this function can scan Download Temp Files, App Generated Files, Log Files, Cache Files and Unused App Elimination. Click “Scan” button, the software can easily scan your iPad and find the useless files.

Step 2. Delete the Useless Files on iPad and Get More Storage

Once the software finishes the scanning, it will list all the useless files on your iPad. You can check them and decide which one to delete. Click “CleanUp” button, you can easily delete the files from iPad and make more free space on your iPad.

finish deleting

After you’ve done all the things above, you can definitely get more storage on iPad. You can make more space for new data on iPad. With this iPad Data Eraser software, you don’t need to worry about the storage problem on your iPad. It can help you to delete them easily. If you don’t want to delete videos, photos, movies or uninstall apps on iPad, you can use this software to delete “Other” on iPad to get more storage on iPad.