How long does it take to update iCloud settings? After one hour your iPhone stuck on iCloud settings and won't proceed, did you find the abnormal updating of iCloud. Take another action to fix iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings issue effectively from this article.
Updating iCloud settings screen appears when your iPhone restore from iCloud/iTunes backup file and when you renew iCloud settings on your iPhone or when you sign in new iPhone/iPad with the iCloud account you've used in others apple products.
How long does it take to update iCloud settings? It depends on the iCloud/iTunes backup size, so you should be patient when you restored iPhone from iCloud/iTunes backup file with large size. Of course it's abnormal when updating iCloud settings takes over one hour.
- Part 1: Why iPhone Stuck on Updating iCloud Settings
- Part 2: How to Fix Updating iCloud Settings Stuck Issue Effectively
Part 1: Why iPhone Stuck on Updating iCloud Settings
iPhone updating iCloud settings won't finish after long time, you can't get into the further step to set up or use iPhone. Before fixing iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings, you should know why iPad/iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings.
No Network Connection
The network connection is necessary when you want to update iCloud settings on new iPhone or from iCloud/iTunes backup file, make sure that your iPhone/iPad was linked to the available network before updating iCloud settings. Switch to another stable and available network and try one more time if the updating iCloud settings process failed.
Full Storage Space
Especially when you restore from iCloud.iTunes backup file, you should make sure that iPhone/iPad has enough space to upload all data from the iCloud/iTunes backup file. iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings when iPhone/iPad is full during the updating process.
It takes a few minutes or longer to update iCloud settings, apart from the network connection and the full storage space, iPhone/iPad should have enough power to run to the end of the iCloud settings update process.
iOS System Damage
It occurs when iPhone/iPad updates to the newest iOS system version online, the new iOS system version can't be compatible with your iPhone/iPad immediately or the new iOS system version doesn't match the current app in your iPhone/iPad. The iOS system issue makes iPhone/iPad stuck on updating iCloud settings.
iPhone/iPad stuck on updating iCloud settings makes iPhone/iPad frozen, the network connection/enough storage space and enough power are necessary for iCloud settings updating. Once iPhone/ipda stuck on updating iCloud settings screen for a long time, follow the tips in the second part to fix it effectively.
Part 2: How to Fix Updating iCloud Settings Stuck Issue Effectively
iPhone 11 stuck on updating iCloud settings when you have updated iPhone to the latest iOS version. Follow the tips below one by one to restore iPhone from updating iCloud settings screen.
Reback to Home Interface
Tap on the Home button or the Return button to bypass the updating iCloud settings screen on iPhone. But if iPhone frozen on updating iCloud settings screen, you can't return to home interface with the help of the Home or the Return button on iPhone/iPad.
When iPhone/iPad stuck on updating iCloud settings screen, the first method to get out of updating iCloud settings screen is restart iPhone. Hold on the power button, when the power icon appears on iPhone/iPad, swipe right to power it off, then hold the power button to turn it on.
You can't restart iPhone through power button directly, try to force restart iPhone with the help of buttons on iPhone: tap and release the volume up button, tap and release volume down button, hold the power button, when the apple logo appears, release the power button.
Switch to Available Network
When iPhone/iPad stuck on updating iCloud settings, try to swipe iPhone interface from top to bottom to redirect to Control Center. The wifi is unavailable, turn to mobile data or another wifi account.
Free up iPhone/iPad
In the case that you can quit the updating iCloud settings screen, it's better to free up iPhone/iPad so that you can updating iCloud settings with success next time. Backup iPhone data to iCloud, iTunes or PC before erasing useless data in iPhone/iPad. Clear up cache in iPhone/iPad to free up more space for iPhone/iPad.
Restore from iTunes
iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings, the data in iPhone/iPad isn't important, you can restore from iTunes directly.
Plug updating iCloud settings stuck iPhone/iPad to PC, use the apple id and apple id password to link iPhone to iTunes with success.
Once iPhone linked to iTunes, tap on the Summary section, then from the right side, tap on the Restore iPhone button to restore iPhone to the latest iOS version. All data in iPhone will be erased then, but you can restore from iTunes backup later to get back all data in iPhone.
EelPhone OSFixit to Fix iPhone Stuck on Updating iCloud Settings Without Losing Data
iPhone frozen on updating iCloud settings screen and won't go on for long time. The Home and the Return button don't work, you can't skip the updating iCloud settings screen either.
Actually, it's easy to fix iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings with the help of EelPhone OSFixit, with clicks, no data loss after the fixing process.
Step 1: Download EelPhone OSFixit to PC, the iPhone updating iCloud settings stuck issue should be fixed with the help of one PC. From the main interface of OSFixit, tap on Standard Mode to fix iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings without losing data.
Step 2: Plug updating iCloud settings stuck iPhone/iPad to PC, the tool will scan out iPhone/iPad model information automatically, don't disconnect iPhone/iPad during the whole process.
In the case that iPhone/iPad failed to link to the tool automatically, follow the step by step guide to connect iPhone to the tool manually.
Step 3: The tool will scan out the model information, tap on the Start button to download the iPSW data package to fix iPhone/iPad system issue.
Step 4: What you should do is keep connection during the rest process, the tool will download and unpack iPSW data package automatically. Tap on the Repair Now button to fix iPhone stuck on updating iCloud settings.
Before updating iCloud settings stuck is fixed with success, keep the connection between iPhone and the PC. Turn to the advanced mode to fix the issue if the standard mode can't fix the iOS system problem effectively. But you should know that the advanced mode will erase all data in iPhone.