Verification Failed on iCloud? How to Fix It

iCloud is one of the most robust features on your iPhone. With the help of iCloud, you can keep all your data stacked at one place and keep it secure as well. If sometimes you have faced a situation wherein your iCloud verification has been failed, it might have given you plenty of troubles. You may have tried restarting your iPhone, re-logging to iCloud account and what not. Let us here see some of the possible fixes for this trouble.

Part 1. When will iCloud Verification Fails

iCloud verification may fail in a lot of cases. Some of the possible reasons are as follows.

  • When you sign into iCloud on another device.
  • When you recover from the iCloud backup files.  
  • When you backup your iPhone manually.  
  • When you set up family sharing.  
  • When you use a new Apple id to login to your iCloud account.

Now that we know the possible situations, let us examine further.

Part 2. Why Apple ID Fails to Connect to iCloud

There are multiple reasons as to why Apple id fails to connect to iCloud. Let us see some of them.

Poor network: you need a stable network for connection to the iCloud. So, the absence of a network or poor connectivity can hamper the connection.

iCloud fails to recognize the Apple or the iCloud ID: sometimes, there may be something which is not right with your account and this makes it impossible for iCloud to recognize your account. You may need to contact Apple to solve this problem.

If you have enabled iCloud backup on your device, and you try to log in to another device, you may face connectivity issues.

Part 3. Try Feasible Methods to Fix This Failed Verification

Sign out and re-sign in iCloud: Sometimes it is the signing out and signing in which remedies the problem. Here is the step to follow.

Tap on ‘Settings’ on your iPhone. Now, scroll down and select the ‘iCloud’ option and swipe down to click on sign out. Choose the option ‘Delete from my iPhone/iPad/iPod’. Now you need to enter the Apple ID credentials and then tap ‘Turn off’. Move to iCloud and then re-enter your account details. Click on sign in to log in again.

Reset network settings: Sometimes the trouble mere is with the network. So, if you have connected to a Wi-Fi, try to go to ‘Settings’ and then tap on ‘Reset’ followed by ‘Reset network settings’. Now connect once again to the Wi-Fi and see if the problem solves.

Turn off iCloud backup:

Move to ‘Settings’ and then to ‘iCloud’. Now tap on ‘backup’ and then toggle off the iCloud backup option.

Backup and restore iCloud backup:

If you are looking for one of the efficient software which can help you backup the iCloud content and even give you easy ways to restore from it without facing the troubles of iCloud verification failure, we would recommend iMyFone D-Port Pro . It is smartly designed software which comes packed with too many useful features. Let us see what they are.

iMyFone D-Port Pro

Key Features:

  • You can selectively backup the different content and even restore them without overwriting the previous backup versions.
  • You have the option of selectively restoring from your iCloud backup, iTunes and even the iMyFone backup files too.
  • There is the provision to extract as many as 20 different types of data from iOS device or the backup files and save them on computer.  

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Now that we know the key features, let us see the steps for restoring the iCloud backup.

Step 1. Download iMyFone D-Port pro on your system and run it.

Step 2. Choose the option of ‘Restore backup to device’. You will now find a list of the recent backups which are presented for your device. Choose the iCloud backup which you want to restore.

choose an icloud backup

If the backup file you want to restore is not present in the list, you can click on the hyperlink ‘Download iCloud backup’ and by entering your credentials to download the backup.

sign in to icloud

Step 3. When you have selected the iCloud backup file, you then need to click on ‘Next’ and then choose the data types you want to restore. Click on ‘Next’ to download the iCloud backup and the program will then scan the data.

scan icloud backup

Step 4. When the scanning is done, the data will be displayed for you to preview. Choose the files you want to restore and then click on ‘Restore’.

restore icloud backup to device

So, with these steps, you will be able to restore the iCloud backup file content on the device and it won’t even lead to any verification problem on your device. The fact that this doesn’t leads to loss of data is another reason why so many people prefer the software.