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My iphone will not back up to the icloud. 11.2.1. In itunes,

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My iphone will not...

My iphone will not back up to the icloud

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11.2.1

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on with your iPhone? What have you tried so far?

In itunes, says the phone has never backed up to the cloud

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My phone is not working well, shuts off continuously. So I purchased the X, just trying to get it started up. Been trying for 14 days now

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Smartphones
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I have backed the old iphone 7 to my computer. I have rebooted the old phone several times, never backs up to the icloud. I am connected to my strongest router for wifi, showing full bars. When you look at iCloud backup for the 7, says: Never. My MacBook Pro has never backup to the iCloud either.
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Technician: Michael T,
 replied 6 months ago
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Best thing to do here is backup to the icloud so you can then sign into your new X with your icloud and it will begin to download your saved backup.. Eliminate the computer part of it.. For me it makes it more complicated than it should

Are you signed into iCloud on your i7?

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Technician: Michael T,
 replied 6 months ago

Please go to SETTINGS - TAP ON YOUR NAME AT THE TOP OF THE SETTINGS SCREEN

SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK ON YOUR DEVICE

CLICK ON ICLOUD BACKUP - TURN IT ON IF NEEDED AND CHOOSE BACK UP NOW

When the backup has completed you can sign in on your X and begin the download of all apps and information

If you have any issues, please let me know and ill walk you through it

Thanks Mike

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
did that last night, before bed, it never backed up, said it had 11 hours remaining. This morning I rebooted the old phone. It currently says I have 4 hours remaining, not moved much since 11 am. I am only backing up email, notes, messages, contacts, calendars, home, @ 172.4 GB.... NO PHOTOS
Technician: Michael T,
 replied 6 months ago

It should only take a couple of hours unless its never been done before then maybe 4.

Can you verify that your old phone is connected to wifi?

Please turn the x off and leave it to one side. At this point it is just confusing things.

First we need a backup using your iphone 7 and nothing else...

When you try to backup your 7, what does it say?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
connected to WiFi, just turned off the X. The iCloud backup bar has not moved and now says it has 5 hours remaining
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I have the 7 connected directly to the computer to stay charged, currently at 100%
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I will say again, I think this is an iCloud issue. I am having the same issue with my MacPro, has never backed up to the iCloud in a year and 6
months
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Is there anything else I can do? so far you have given me no new direction. I am trying to get out today, but stuck here doing this.... another futile attempt
Technician: Harry, IT replied 6 months ago
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