New iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1.2) partially loses iCloud

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by camner, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. camner macrumors regular

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    I have a new iPhone 6 which was set up via a restore from an encrypted backup of my former iPhone 4S.

    The following has happened several times now...I will go into the iPhone Settings-->iCloud, and tap on the iCloud account at the top, and of course will be prompted for my iCloud ID password. I enter it, and after trying to verify for a while, the iPhone reports that the password is incorrect. BUT, I can sign into iCloud.com using the same iCloud ID/password combination, so the password is clearly NOT incorrect (and yes, I tried it several times to make sure I wasn't guilty of clumsy fingers).

    When the iPhone is in this state, people who send me messages from iPhones get the blue bubble, so I know that iMessages is successfully using the ID. But, if I sign into iCloud.com and look at Find my iPhone, it will say the device is offline, and the location given will be the "last known" location (typically a few hours before), and I am unable to have the phone "pinged."

    The first time this happened, I changed the iCloud ID password and that fixed things. The next time it happened I did nothing but power down and reboot the phone, and then things were fine.

    Any thought about what's going on and what I might do about it? It's as if the phone disconnects itself from iCloud, sort of, and can't sign back in without a system reboot.
     
  2. afsnyder macrumors 65816

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    iMessage isn't related to iCloud. Maybe it should, but it isn't. Something is up with your account. Are you on the latest OS?
     
  3. camner thread starter macrumors regular

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