iPhone X still restoring from iCloud backup (since 11/3)

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by mjr1000, Nov 6, 2017.

  1. mjr1000 macrumors regular

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    I'd really like to install the iOS 11.1 update to try out reachability, however whenever I try to do it my phone says I can't install the update until the phone is finished restoring from iCloud backup. How long is this supposed to take. I have a **** ton of pictures but they are all stored in iCloud with photo storage optimization on on the phone. Under storage and usage, iCloud photos are at 1%, which is a new feature to iOS 11 and I'm not even sure what that means. I've been on a wifi connection for days and still no resolution to the restoring from backup matter. Any other thoughts? Still downloading photo thumbnails?
     
  2. Jjayf macrumors 6502

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    You know that your device will only continue to update when it's connected to wifi and charging right? If you are walking around with the phone off the charger, it's doing nothing.
     
  3. mjr1000 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Wait
    Say what? Wifi AND charging? Yup, there's yer problem.
     
  4. mjr1000, Nov 10, 2017
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 11, 2017

    mjr1000 thread starter macrumors regular

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    I went into iCloud in my device and just stopped restoring from iCloud. It seems there was 300kb or so holding everything up. Who knows what that was. All is well now.
     

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