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Old Nov 9, 2012, 01:45 AM   #1
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Why is my iCloud filling up? I don't even use iCloud backup.

So I have a few devices using icloud to sync my contacts calendars etc. I have very few documents in the cloud, in fact my total data comes up to maybe 20 MB. And it has always shown as such when I log in to icloud to check storage.

However, I just got a new phone, set it up as new, and now my iCloud says 825 MB left of 5GB. What is taking up the storage?

I go to any of my devices, and it's the same: it just says iCloud 825 left of 5, currently using 20MB.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 10:13 PM   #2
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Go to Settings>iCloud>Storage and Backup>Manage Storage. There it will show what's using all of your storage space.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:20 PM   #3
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I constantly get given this advice, but my total usage says 20MB.

No info in the manage pane ever gives me more info as to why I only have under 1GB left.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:35 PM   #4
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Then you should probably call Apple CS.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 08:28 AM   #5
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Did you ever have iCloud backup turned on? If you backed up a device to iCloud, then went back to iTunes backups, that iCloud backup is left out there and could be the cause of your used space.
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Old Nov 15, 2012, 10:10 PM   #6
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Did you ever have iCloud backup turned on? If you backed up a device to iCloud, then went back to iTunes backups, that iCloud backup is left out there and could be the cause of your used space.
Nope. Under manage it says:
Icloud backups: 0kb

As part of troubleshooting you can activate backups and then delete and turn them off to try and 'nudge' it into updating, but no dice.
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