iCloud Photos Not Syncing to iPhone/iPad/Mac/PC? Here’s the fix


Many iPhone users have a complaint that photos not syncing to iPhone from iCloud. This problem occurs after updating iOS 11. I too had this problem. When I got my new iPhone, photos not syncing to new iPhone. One of my friend told me some solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Before trying these solutions, make sure that you are using the same Apple ID for all your iOS devices.
Solution 1: Check for Software Update
Sometimes update your device may solve this issue.

  1. Connect your device to Wi-Fi or cellular data.
  2. Launch Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. If software update is available, Tap “Download and Install”.software update iphone x

Solution 2: Check your Network connection
This problem may occur because of poor network connection. So check the speed of Wi-Fi or cellular data.
Solution 3: Turn on “iCloud photo library”

  1. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->Photos.
  2. Make sure that iCloud photo library is turned on.turn on iCloud Photo library

Solution 4: Disable/Enable iCloud Photo Sharing

  1. Launch Settings->Photos.
  2. Scroll down to find “iCloud Photo Sharing”.
  3. Turn off “iCloud Photo Sharing”. Wait for few seconds and then turn on it.refresh icloud photo sharing

Solution 5: Turn on “Upload to My Photo Stream”
Before doing this, make sure that you are using the same Apple Id for your new iPhone.
If you buy new iPhone and iCloud photos (on your old iPhone) not syncing to your new iPhone, Turn on “Upload to My Photo Stream” on your old iPhone. When you do this all photos on your old iPhone will automatically send to all your iCloud devices including to your new iPhone.

  1. Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Launch Settings->Photos.
  3. Turn on “Upload to My Photo Stream”.

Solution 6: Sign out of iCloud, Hard Reset, and then Sign Back in
Sign out of iCloud

  1. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name).
  2. Tap “Sign Out”.
  3. Enter the Apple ID Password and then  Tap “Turn Off”.
  4. Tap “Sign Out”.
  5. Again tap “Sign Out” in the pop-up box to confirm it.

Force Restart (Hard Reset)
Sign back in to iCloud

  1. Launch Settings->Apple ID Banner.
  2. Enter your Apple ID and Password.

Solution 7: Reset Network Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & passwords, APN & VPN settings, and Cellular Settings of the iPhone.
If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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