Best ways to solve ‘Uploading to iCloud Paused’ error.

Uploading to iCloud Paused

‘Uploading to iCloud Paused’ is one of the very common problem in iPhone. iCloud is one of the most useful and popular cloud services deigned by Apple. iCloud is works same like a google cloud services which allows its user to store there personals data, Information, Documents, to Apple cloud server known as iCloud. It can be easily restore the loss data from iCloud if you store your data on iCloud. You can also access all the data remotely with the helps of iCloud.

On the Apple’s popular phone series iPhone 13 many people are have faced a new error ‘Uploading to iCloud Paused’ while uploading data on iCloud from there iPhone 13 model. In the time of uploading the data through iPhone 13 to iCloud server the uploading process gets paused or stuck and doesn’t resume the process automatically.

If you are facing such similar issues on your iPhone then this post will help to solve this problem on your iPhone. Today we are going to discuss on this post about what are the main reason beside this error and how can we solve this problem on our iPhone. We request your to continues reading this post so you can also solve this problem on your iPhone.

What is iCloud

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud-computing service developed by Apple mostly for Apples Users on October 12, 2011. iCloud is a very popular and useful service by Apple. iCloud service had around 850 million users till the end of 2018. iCloud allows users to store data such as documents, photos, and music on remote servers or cloud servers which can be downloaded from iOS, iPad OS, macOS, or Windows devices. With the help of iCloud services you share and send data to other users and to manage your Apple devices if you system is lost or stolen.

iCloud has six data centers in the United States, two in Denmark, and three in China as a total of 11 data centers around the world. Apple’s original and main iCloud data centers are located in Maiden, North Carolina, US. iCloud comes as a default app on Apple devices like iPhone, MacOS etc.

iCloud User need to have Apple account to use iCloud services on their devices. Apple devices come with a free iCloud account for backing up and storing things in the cloud. Unfortunately it only includes 5 gigabytes of storage so you can store the data up to 5GB as free on iCloud but you can also upgrade it by buying plan on iClouds.

How to solve ‘Uploading to iCloud Paused’ error in iPhone

In the case of many people iCloud uploading process gets automatically paused due to three main reason like Poor internet connection, No free space is left on iCloud Storage , Low battery. But some time this Uploading process gets paused or stuck on its own. But if you can’t resume the uploading process or uploading process gets stuck for long time then there are few methods the you can apply to solve this problem on your iPhone devices. We have listed the troubleshoot methods bellow lets have a look on each methods to solve this error in our iPhone.

Turn off iPhone

Turning off iPhone and restarting it is the main solution to solve around 70% of errors on iPhone. You may also solve the uploading to iCloud paused error on your iPhone by Simply turning off your iPhone and rebooting it after waiting 3-5 minutes. When you’ shut down your iPhone, the IOS will terminate all the background processes apps running on background . So, if a any third-party app or services is causing the error then restarting the iPhone will fix the error and you can continues you uploading process on iCloud.

Turn off iPhone
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It is very simple and easy to turn off iPhone, All iPhone user might know to turn off iPhone. To turn off your iPhone, keep holding the “Power” button for a some sec until the power slider won’t be visible on screen. Then, swipe the power slider from left to right side to shut down your iPhone. Once the iPhone is shutdown, Wait for a few minutes around 3-5 minutes and then press the “Power” button again to reboot your iPhone. 

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Check Internet connection

The main reason behind this error is due to the poor or unstable internet connection. If you are try to upload your files or folder to iCloud on poor internet connection then this error occurs. In most of the people case this error occur due to the poor unstable internet connection on there devices. If you have poor connection then iCloud can’t connect or interacts with its server.

Check Internet connection
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So the fix on this type of case is to check your internet connection, To check your internet connection you can check free internet seeped checker services like where you can see the Download and Upload speed of your internet. If you are getting poor internet connection then try to restart your router or modem else if you are using mobile data as internet connection try to change your IP address by turning off and again turning on Flight Mode on your iPhone.

Logout iMessages form other Devices

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If you are try to upload text message to iCloud form iMessage but you are getting the Uploading to iCloud Paused error then this main reason for this error is you are using the same iMessage account on multiple devices on the time of uploading text messages to iCloud.  In such case, go ahead and log out of iMessage from all of the other devices which is using the same iMessage Account . Then reboot your iPhone it might probably fix this problem.

Reset the Network Settings

If you are getting the good internet connection and other services are working perfectly on iPhone then the reason behind this error might be due to the some issues on your Network setting or some unnecessary network configuration on iPhone. In the case you have to reset the network setting on your iPhone.

Reset the Network Settings
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To reset network setting on iPhone, Open setting and go through General > Transfer or Reset [Device] > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Once your reset network setting then your iPhone will restart with default network setting which might solve this problem.


There were some of the few methods that can help you to solve this problem on your iPhone. If none of those methods work then the n the best solution for this problem is to contact Apple customer support they will provide the solution to this problem. We hope our small effort to solution this problem might help you to solve this problem.


What is iCloud ?

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud-computing service developed by Apple mostly for Apples Users on October 12, 2011. iCloud is a very popular and useful service by Apple.

Is iCloud free cloud services.

iCloud proves 5GB of cloud storage for free to user but you can also check and buy more storage on iCloud according to your need.

Why is uploading process automatically paused on iCloud.

The main reason behind the uploading process automatically pausing on iCloud is due to the Poor internet connection, No free space left on iCloud Storage, and Low battery.