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Aerial Screen Savers - Storage Space

Vlad Soare

macrumors regular
Original poster
Mar 23, 2019
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Bucharest, Romania
Hello,

The Apple TV can automatically download new Aerial screen savers as often as you'd like - daily, weekly, monthly. A screen saver is said to be approximately 650 MB.
If I configure it to download them automatically, will each new screen saver replace the previous one? Or will they all add up until the whole storage is full? In the latter case, will the next download (after the storage fills up, that is) replace the oldest existing screen saver (like, say, what Time Machine does when the backup disk is full)? Or will it simply stop downloading anything and require me to delete something manually to make more room?

In other words, can I turn on the automatic download and forget about it? Or will I have to keep an eye on the storage and to clean it up regularly?

Thank you.
 

JBaby

macrumors 6502a
Jun 14, 2015
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You don’t need to think about it. This is . They try to be as “set it and forget it” as possible.
 
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dredlew

macrumors member
Jun 30, 2014
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Exactly, this is Apple. The functionality doesn't work at all, you will be stuck with the same 5 - 10 screensavers, new ones never download. This issue has existed since the beginning but Apple is to ignorant to fix it.
 
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PilotC150

macrumors regular
Apr 24, 2015
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Exactly, this is Apple. The functionality doesn't work at all, you will be stuck with the same 5 - 10 screensavers, new ones never download. This issue has existed since the beginning but Apple is to ignorant to fix it.
How do you explain the 30+ screensavers that I have on my devices? I haven't counted in awhile, but when I actually did go through and count them I was blown away by how many there actually were.
 
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