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Old 06-21-2013, 05:47 PM
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Weird because it does not use the same amount of storage on my iphone. I wonder if it is because I do more pinning in my i pad 2.

I think I am going to delete the app to free up the 6 gb it is using since I only have 16 gb total to use for storage. I guess I will just do pinterest through safari or puffin browsers. Pinterest is so addicting.


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Old 06-21-2013, 06:24 PM
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Mine is using 7GB of my iPad. I had no idea that it actually saved anything to the app itself. I hate that, too.
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Old 06-21-2013, 06:39 PM
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I had no idea!!! Mine is taking up 8.55mb. I pin A LOT!!
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:36 PM
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I tried to out smart it and came back to bite me. I uninstalled the app and reinstalled it. It is now over 9mb. Humph!!
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:44 PM
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I'm only using 1.2 GB for Pinterest - I was concerned when I read your post - I had no idea that the "pins" were stored on the iPad itself!

Thankfully I can still go pin crazy on mine!


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Old 06-21-2013, 08:10 PM
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I guess I'd better check mine as it said something's about storage space the other day .
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:26 PM
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Its working now

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Old 06-22-2013, 01:36 AM
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Wow, I had no idea! I've just been going on through Safari, and almost got the app the other day. I'm glad I didn't.
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Old 06-22-2013, 10:41 AM
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A response from Pinterest about this. No pins are stored on your device. You can free up some hard drive space by going to your setting (gear icon) while using the app. Clear cache and browsing histories.
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:24 AM
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Thanks for starting this thread. My phone was running out of storage and Pinterst was taking 5GB. Thanks to iluv3rd for finding the solution. You all are great!
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:03 PM
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My cache and browsing history won't clear.
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:35 PM
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Thanks iluv3rd! Just did it on my phone and it cleared up a lot of room. I reinstalled the app and it is only taking up mb of space now!
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Old 06-22-2013, 04:48 PM
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Thank you SO much for the tip iluv3rd. I had no idea how to fix why the app was taking up SO much room. I pin WAY too much!
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