iPad Won't Sync Wipe, Restore or Update because of error

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by mashinhead, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. mashinhead macrumors 68020

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    I have an iPad 2, 16gb. It is pretty filled up with apps. I try to update it to the latest firmware right now it is running 4.3.3. but when i do that it gets an error saying it can't update it. I think it's because it's full.

    So then I just try to sync, to transfer purchases and rearrange apps and make room. But I get an error when I do that too, it then opens up a window showing past app purchases and updates that were not downloaded because the pad is full. So I think whats happing in is thanks to the genius of iCloud I get an error because the pad is in limbo downloading things I have no room for. The paradox is that I can't update it or restore it or anything. I called apple support and they told me to **** off pretty much. so any advice is helpful
     
  2. HazyCloud macrumors 68030

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    Have you tried manually removing any media or apps from the iPad to free up space?

    EDIT* If your iPad is full, you'll need about 700 MBs space available to update.
     
  3. Ashwood11 macrumors 65816

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    It can't be iCloud causing the problem because iCloud has not launched yet. If your iPad is full, delete some apps to free up some space and you can always reload them later.
     

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