Backup Memory required differs pc, cloud

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by akakpaws, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. akakpaws macrumors newbie

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    When I recently tried to back up my 16 gb iphone in itunes to the cloud, I had about 3.3 gb remaining memory available. But when I tried to back up he same iphone to my pc (win 7, 64 bit), it shows I am over memory by over 14 gb! What is going on here?
     
  2. DefBref macrumors 6502

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    Feb 26, 2011
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    Because itunes bought media and apps don't count towards your icloud allowance. They are already on apple's servers so no need to upload again.

    On your PC everything has to be copied into itunes.
     
  3. akakpaws thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ok, thanks for this info.
     

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