How to Fix My Photo Stream Not Updating or Not Showing on iPhone

  • To fix My Photo stream not updating or Not showing -> you need to turn off  wifi and turn it ON again and check with battery level and your iPhone should have more that 20 percent of battery.
  • Sign out of your iCloud account and restart your iPhone and sign back to your iCloud account and make sure you are logged into same iCloud account and iPhone Apple ID both are same.
  • Turn on iCloud photos and turn on my photo stream on iPhone and fix photo stream not showing or not updating on your iPhone.

On your iPhone if your photo stream is not updating or my photostream is not showing or iPhone is not syncing photos from iCloud then you can fix this issue by just following these simple troubleshooting methods and update your photo stream on your own. So, let’s see in detail below.

First thing you need to check is whether you are connected to wifi internet or not and make sure you are having enough battery level which is sufficient to use photostream on your iPhone or you cant send photos from your iPhone to Android users and these below methods to fix my photo stream not showing or updating will work with all version of iPhone, like iPhone 12, 13, 13 max, iPhone x, xr, etc.

Fix My Photo Stream Not Updating on iPhone

Below methods will help you update your photo stream which is not updating or not showing on your iPhone.

Turn on and Turn OFF Wifi

Step 1: Scroll from top to bottom and bring up control center and tap on wifi and turn wifi off.

Step 2: Now, Reboot your iPhone and Open settings app

Step 3: Now, tap on general -> Scroll down and tap on shutdown -> Slide to power off and wait for your iPhone to power off completely.

Step 4: You need to wait for 15 to 30 seconds and then turn on your iPhone and turn on wifi and connect iPhone to wifi.

Once you turn off wifi and reboot your iPhone, then you will not be having any issue of iphone myphoto stream not updating or not showing or any other issue with photo stream on your iphone and it will be fixed successfully.

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Charge your iPhone 

On your iPhone if you are running out of battery or your battery is having less than 20 percent then iPhone will automatically disable my photo stream feature and it will not update and to get back your photo steam working you need to charge your battery above 20 percent.

Turn on iCloud Photos

Step 1: Launch settings app on iPhone

Step 2: Tap on your name or profile icon in settings

Step 3: Now, tap on iCloud.

Step 4: Tap on Photos

Step 5: Now, turn on My Photo stream option and toggle the button to green and turn it on.

Step 6: Turn on iCloud Photos.

Sign Out of iCloud and Sign In Again

Step 1: Launch settings app

Step 2: Tap on your apple ID -> Tap on SIgn out.

Step 3: Enter your Apple ID password and disable find my phone on iPhone -> Tap on Turn off on top.

Step 4: Now, Keep your copy of data -> Tap on Signout and confirm sign out in popup window.

Once you sign out of icloud account, you need to wait for few seconds and then sign in back to your iCloud account and your issue of iPhone my photostream not updating or not showing issue will be resolved now. 

Login to Same iCloud and Apple iD

Sometimes, without knowing you will be logged in with your different apple id and different icloud account and this prevents my photo stream not updating or not showing since you are on different apple id and different iCloud account.

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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