Are you not getting success while trying to sync messages with iCloud on iPhone? With the latest release of iOS 11.4, you can now sync all your chats and messages directly in iCloud. I was super happy after I heard about this update unless I had a severe problem.
While syncing my messages to iCloud, I got an error message “Messages are not syncing with iCloud,” and after a lot of effort I figured out the messages file which I was trying to upload was huge and also my Internet connection was slow. If you are facing similar error don’t worry, in this article, I’ll guide you step-by-step on how to solve it. So without further ado let’s get started.
Messages Not Syncing with iCloud on iPhone? Tips to Fix
Just make sure that you have enabled two-factor authentication for your Apple ID. If not, then follow this guide to turn it ON.
Check iCloud Storage Space
I know this may not sound good for you, but sometimes due to lack of storage space also this issue occurs. So check let’s check the storage space and if it is full then you can either upgrade your plan or free up some iCloud storage space.
Launch Settings App → tap on Apple ID bar → iCloud → Manage Storage
Check if your iPhone is Connected to WiFi.
First of all, you need to make sure that your iOS device is connected to a WiFi connection. Also, check the data transfer speed of your WiFi connection.
Before trying any other tricky solution let’s try some simple solutions first by refreshing a WiFi Connection.
Go to Settings App → tap on WiFi → Toggle WiFI Off and restart your device.
Once your iOS device is restarted, enable the WiFi and now try uploading your conversations to iCloud.
Disconnect iOS Device from Wi-Fi Network Connection
If the above simple solution didn’t work for you, then try following this:
Step #1. Launch Settings App on your iOS device.
Step #2: Now, tap on Wi-Fi.
Step #3: Next, tap on the “i” button which is located next to the Wi-Fi.
Step #4: Up Next, tap on Forget This Network and confirm.
Step #5: Finally, reconnect your iDevice to the network.
If your Messages are piled up with large attachments and conversations, then have some patience.
If your internet speed is slow and you are trying to upload large messages conversations, then it will take time. So either wait or move to other strong internet connection and try uploading it.
Reset Network Settings
If none of the above solutions worked for you, then try resetting the Network setting. Don’t worry it won’t delete your contacts or messages. Just you need to enter the WiFi password as it will wipe out the passwords.
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your device.
Step #2: Now, tap on General.
Step #3. Next, tap on Reset → Reset Network Settings → here you need to enter your Passcode and confirm.
Now, you can connect your iOS device with WiFi network and try uploading messages once again.
In most of the cases, the above-listed solution works. Buf if your’s is still not resolved then, at last, I will insist you to decrease the file size and check whether it is uploading or not.
To do so, follow this steps:
Step #1. Go to Settings app → Tap on General.
Step #2. Now, tap on iPhone/iPad Storage.
Step #3. Next, tap on Messages.
Step #4. Here you will find different sections under Documents & Data like Photos, Videos, GIFSs & Stickers.
Step #5: Choose any section from which you want to delete some data.
Step #6: Tap on Edit and Choose the attachments you want to delete.
Step #7: Finally, tap on the trash icon.
Once you are done with deleting files, try uploading it as I m sure that this time you messages are going to upload faster.
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