iPad Too Many Movies

Discussion in 'iPad' started by philipe1959, Jan 24, 2013.

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    philipe1959

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    I have too many films on my iPad, and it's a little overwhelming (HELP):)
     
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    Macman45

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    What capacity is yours, I cant remember?
     
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    philipe1959

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    64GB wifi ...lost

    thanks

    phil
     
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    Macman45

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    You might be trying to put too much stuff on your iPad?

    It's a device with limited capacity try dragging the movies you want from Itunes to your iPad.
     
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    philipe1959

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    Thanks...I seem to have too much stuff..:D
     
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    If your on wifi, you might want to try streaming your movies direct from iTunes. If your movies were added from a digital copy it'll show up in your Purchases section, and there is no need to download them to your iPad, unless your going to be away from wifi.
     
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    HazyCloud

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    I just tested this and you have to download it before you can play it. There's only a cloud icon which downloads the movie, not a play icon.
     

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    designs216

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    Is your intention to watch at home or on the road? If at home, have you tried Air Video?
     
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    My mistake in what I said. If you enable home sharing, and you're on the same network as your computer, you'll be able to stream without downloading it to your iPad.
     
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    ScottNWDW

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    Once you've watched the movie are you leaving it on your iPad and why? All I do is download the film to the iPad and after watching it delete it from the iPad. If it is a movie I purchased I can re-download it later or do a transfer from iTunes via my Mac and the external drive I store iTunes material on. I see no reason to keep a movie on my iPad after watching it, unless I plan on watching it again in the very near future.

    When I go out of town, I will download a few movies to my iPad, watch them on the plane or whatever and then afterwards replace them with something different or just delete them. When I have a good wi-fi connection i just stram the film from Netflix.
     
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    Delete some.
     
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    HazyCloud

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    Yes, but that's only while at home. If you're on out and about, you need to store it locally or on a Wi-Fi enabled HDD.
     
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    ucfgrad93

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    Then the solution is rather simple, remove some stuff from your iPad. Surely you don't need to keep all of your movies on it.
     

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