If your restoration from iCloud gets stuck for any reason, your iCloud backup data will not be restored on your iPhone. This post focuses on how you can fix this stuck iCloud restore feature and get your data to be successfully restored on your iOS device.
My iPhone 13 Pro Max is stuck in restore progress: The restore in progress has been going for 18 hours, stuck on 100 MB, over 30 GB of storage available on my new iPhone 13 Pro Max; how do I get it to finish setting up?
When you got a new iPhone 13, you need to restore iPhone from backup to finish the iPhone setup progress. Usually, you can restore iTunes backup with a computer, or restore iCloud backup on iPhone. However, you may be stuck on Restore in Progress: An estimated [XX GB] will be required to finish restoring your apps and data, or iTunes restore stuck on estimating time remaining.
What to do if iPhone is stuck while restoring? When iCloud restore is stuck, you can either restart the restoration process or stop the current iCloud restoration and then do the process at a later time. Besides, keep reading and get more efficient ways to fix iPhone 13 restore in progress stuck.
Restore from iCloud stuck error happen because additional storage is needed, iCloud System Status is not working for iCloud backup and iCloud Account & Sign in, WiFi connection is not stable, etc. If that happens to you, iPhone restore in progress takes hours and be stuck.
Read the methods below to get iPhone to finish restoring from iCloud backup, or stop restoring iPhone and restore backup with alternative ways.
The easiest way to get around a stuck iCloud backup process is to restart the process. You can do this by first ending the current restoration process and then restarting the process from the beginning. You are going to reboot your iPhone to do this.
Then, restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup once again. Or, you can also try other ways to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone.
Step 1. Reboot your iPhone so that the current restoration process gets interrupted. You can do this for various iPhone models as follows.
Step 2. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap on Erase All Content and Settings.
Step 3. Set up your phone and select Restore from iCloud Backup on the Apps & Data screen.
Step 4. Select your iCloud backup and it will be restored on your iPhone.
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Here’s how to restore your iPhone from iCloud backup:
Back to the home page and choose Recover from Backup/Recover from iCloud under data recovery.
You can first view what data are included in your backup and choose to recover.
Apple does allow you to stop restoring from an iCloud backup if you decide you do not want to proceed with the process. This is a useful option to use when your iPhone’s iCloud restoration process is stuck somewhere.
The following shows how to stop a stuck iCloud restore on an iPhone.
Step 1. Launch the Settings app and tap on your name banner at the top.
Step 2. Tap on iCloud followed by iCloud Backup to view your backups.
Step 3. Select the option that says Stop Restoring iPhone to end the restoration process.
Step 4. Tap on Stop in the prompt as well to stop the process.
Your iCloud backup will no longer be installed on your iPhone.
iPhone doesn’t provide a data list that has been restored or not yet. So, if you stop the restoring process from iCloud, you will not have any idea as to what was restored or what wasn’t, and sometimes, you may lose data. So you need to note that there’s another iPhone backup on your computer or other external storage. Or you can move to the next method to try to fix iCloud restore stuck with an iOS repair tool.
AnyFix – iOS system recovery is a one-stop solution to fix various iOS/iPadOS/tvOS/iTunes issues. It’s designed by iMobie team, which is a professional team with 7-year experience & helped 100,000+ users.
When you’re facing the system problems like iPhone stuck on restoring from iCloud, iPhone won’t restore, iPhone won’t update/restart/turn off, other iPhone stuck issues, etc., AnyFix can help you with that and bring your device back to normal. iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV are also supported.
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Launch it and tap on System Repair panel.
Then you need to connect your device with computer > Choose iPhone Problems or iPad Problems from the interface below (Here we take iPhone Problems as an example.) > Tap Start Now button and continue.
AnyFix provides you three modes based on different situations. If you need to fix problems but don’t want to lose data, Standard Repair mode is recommended. And Standard Repair supports the most common system issues, like won’t charge, battery drain, etc.
AnyFix will let download a matching firmware for your device and you need to put your device into recovery mode. Once the firmware downloaded, the interface below shows. Tap on Fix Now button.
Then AnyFix will start to repair automatically. Wait a minute and it will show you the Repair Completed page as below.
To avoid iCloud restore stuck happen again, there’s another backup software you can use. AnyTrans allows you to manage iCloud backup without iPhone, and you can export iCloud content to computer with one click. No worry about iCloud restore stuck. Besides, with AnyTrans, you can migrate data from an old phone (Android/iPhone) to the new iPhone, transferring data seamlessly. What’s more, it lets you manage iPhone data with ease after setup.
An iCloud backup restoration process could get stuck for various reasons. Regardless, there are multiple ways to get around it as shown above. These methods should hopefully fix the issue and let you restore your backup without any problems on your iPhone. And, PhoneRescue for iOS enables you to fix iPhone restore stuck and restore iPhone from iCloud or iTunes backup easily. Now free download it and have a try!
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