iPhone backup could not be completed

Jake Tse 5 months ago in General Discussion • updated by brant 4 months ago 1

Backing up our device such as iPhone is a necessary work in our daily life. If you don't backup your iPhone, there will not be backup files for you to restore back to your iPhone once you lose some important data on your device. However, there are times when iPhone backup could not be completed. And once that occurs, don't worry, there are solutions to this. 

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Solution 1: Backup iPhone to computer via iTunes (Make sure you have a backup in case something goes wrong)

Solution 2: Log out off iCloud and Log back in (iCloud could be the primary cause, so check it out to see if you can fix it there)

Solution 3: Reset Network Settings (Your device might not be connected to network properly)

Solution 4: Change to New WiFi network (Check if there is something wrong with your network and try another network)

Solution 5: Delete old backup from iCloud (You have only 5 GB of free iCloud storage, and once the backup exceeds 5 GB, it won’t backup the iPhone)

Solution 6: Restore your iPhone (Restoring your iPhone will give you a brand-new, clean device from the start)

Above solutions should also fix 'iCloud the last backup could not be completed' issue. In addition, you can also choose to backup your iPhone to the computer instead of iCloud. You can use iTunes or a third-party backup app to do this.

Why wont my iPhone backup to iCloud? Have you ever bothered about this problem before. Here are some potential solutions to fix this issue. 

Firstly, if there is a message saying Not Enough Storage, then you may need to clear up your iPhone and iCloud space. 

Secondly, If your space is enough, then you can tap Reset Network Settings to reset network settings.

Thirdly, you can try to sign out and then sign in your iCloud account.

Fourthly, your can hard reset your iPhone.

Fifthly, you can backup iphone to pc with iTunes.