iCloud Backup Couldn’t Be Completed. Fixed!

Why won’t my iPhone backup? The last backup was on the 1st of December 2017 (which was also the first as I restored from my previous device). My settings are set for automatic backup, although nothing happens. I often try to start a manual backup, backup start but do not finish.

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iCloud automatically backs up your iOS device information daily over Wi-Fi when your device is turned on, locked, and connected to a power source. However, many times it doesn’t work properly. Hence we are going to share some tips on how to solve iCloud backup couldn’t be completed problem. Besides, I will recommend a more convenient way to back your important data up.

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  • Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on
  • Check that you have enough available space in iCloud for the backup(If an alert says that there’s not enough iCloud storage, you can delete older backups that you don’t need or upgrade your iCloud storage plan)
  • Connect your device to a power source
  • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network
  • Make sure that your device’s screen is locked

Actually, in addition to iCloud, there’s a third party tool called iFonebox which can help you selectively back up as many as 17 kinds of data, including contacts, notes, messages, safari history, call records, calendar events, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. Let’s have a look at it main features:

  • It’s very easy to use and highly effective
  • The storage space depends on the available space on the Mac or PC
  • Compared to iTunes and iCloud, it won’t be so time-consuming
  • You can back up data selectively instead of backing your entire phone up
  • It can also show you some delete/lost content as long as they’re not wiped out
  • It’s capable of scanning and extracting information from iTunes/ iCloud backup file
  • It’s 100 safe and protect your information well
  • It can work even without a network

iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. You’re allowed to download the program for free. Please make sure to download and install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, here’re the step by step instructions to selectively back data up.

Step one: Launch iFonebox

Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.

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Step one: Launch iFonebox

Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.

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Step two: Scan data

Take call history for example, it will scan automatically after you click the “Call History” icon, the duration depends on the amount of your data so it might take your some time, please wait patiently.

Mode one interface

Step three: Back up data

After the scan completes, a list of call records will show up on your program interface. Now you can recover them, choose the items you want to back up and click the “Recover to pc”.

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