Fix iCloud Backup Stuck on Estimating Time Remaining

How to Fix iCloud Backup Stuck on Estimating Time Remaining

  • To fix icloud backup stuck on estimating time remaining you need to delete old backup and take new backup and sign out of icloud apple account and sign in again.
  • Check your wifi internet connection, set data and time to automatic and update your iphone to the latest version and other troubleshooting methods to fix this iCloud backup issue.

When you are trying to backup your data on iCloud on iPhone and iCloud backup is stuck on estimating time remaining or iCloud backup stuck on 1 minute remaining or 1 percent then you need to try these following methods below and troubleshoot this issue of iCloud back error on iPhone.

How to iCloud Backup Stuck on Estimating time Remaining

Below troubleshooting methods will help you get rid of iCloud backup stuck error on iphone.

Check your WIFI Internet Connection

First you need to check whether you are connected to your wifi network and verify that you are not having any internet disconnection issues on your iPhone and to do that open your safari browser and open google and check whether you are connected to the internet or not. If your wifi is having poor internet connection then make sure you are connected to a strong wifi connection and performing iCloud backup and you can also change wifi network and connect to a high speed wifi internet on iPhone.

Sign Out of Apple ID and Sign in Again

Step 1: Open settings -> tap on apple id -> Tap on Sign Out.

Step 2: Enter your apple id password and tap on turn off and select data which you want to keep a copy.

Step 3: Tap on sign out and confirm and once you sign out you need to go to the home screen and force close all apps.

Now, sign in to your apple id and take backup of icloud. 

Set Data and Time to Automatic

Sometimes iphone data and time is not set to automatic and these settings may change as well accidentally. So make sure that you set data and time to automatic and to do that follow below steps.

Note: If set Data and Time to Automatic is Already Turned on Then Turn it off and On

Step 1: Launch settings app on your iPhone

Step 2: Tap on General ->Data and time 

Step 3: In Here -> set date and time to Automatic

Once you change these settings and set date and time to automatic then you need to restart your iPhone to make changes reflected and take iCloud backup and you will not be facing any issue while taking iCloud backup like stuck on estimating time remaining error.

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Update your iPhone to Latest Version

If your iPhone is running on outdated version then you need to update iphone to latest version sometimes there may be an issue with older version and temporary glitches as well. Once you update to latest version you can get rid of iCloud backup stuck on estimating time remaining error.

Delete Old Backup and Take New Backup

Step 1: Tap on settings app on your iPhone

Step 2: Tap on Apple ID Banner

Step 3: Tap on iCloud -> Tap on Manage Storage

Step 4: Now, tap on backups -> Select your iPhone -> tap on delete backup -> select turn off and delete.

Step 5: Confirm deletion on backup and wait for iphone to run the process.

Once you delete old backup, you need to force close all apps and restart your iPhone and perform icloud backup again and you will not receive an iCloud backup stuck on estimating time remaining error on your iPhone.

Reset All Settings to Fix iCloud Backup stuck error

Step 1: Launch setting

Step 2: General -> Tap on Reset -> reset all settings.

Step 3:  Confirm reset by taping on yes and reset all settings.

Now, you need to wait until iphone reset all settings.Once done go ahead connect your iphone to wifi and backup icloud and it will be uploaded without any error

That’s it by performing all above troubleshooting methods you can easily fix icloud backup stuck on estimating time remaining error on your iPhone (1 minute or 1 percentage estimated time remaining error.