How to Fix WhatsApp iCloud Backup Stuck on iPhone

How to Fix WhatsApp iCloud Backup Stuck on iPhone

  • To fix whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone -> you need to free up space on your iCloud account by deleting old backups or delete any unnecessary data from iCloud account and start creating a new whatsapp backup.
  • Refresh airplane mode and refresh your wifi network connection and make sure you are having a strong internet connection.
  • Offloading the whatsapp app and reinstalling the whatsapp app will help you fix the whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone  stuck at 98, 99 or at 0 percent while creating the whatsapp backup.

On your iPhone if you get this error WhatsApp iCloud backup stuck at 0 percent or WhatsApp backup stuck at 99 percent or whatsapp backup stuck and says preparing google drive backup whatsapp gets stuck on your iCloud or iPhone WhatsApp iCloud backup stuck or keeps on loading then you are having not enough storage on your iPhone or any other reasons and you can fix this error on your own by just following these simple troubleshooting methods.

You can experience this error if you are restoring whatsapp backup from your iCloud account as well and iPhone gets stuck while creating a backup on your iCloud account on your iPhone due to many reasons and many reasons first thing you need to check is check your iCloud storage and you are having strong internet connection or not.

Fix WhatsApp iCloud Backup Stuck on iPhone

Below iPhone troubleshooting methods will fix this issue of whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone at 99 percent or at 0 percent or iPhone gets stuck while restoring backup or creating whatsapp restore or backup on your iCloud Account.

Turn on and Turn OFF Airplane Mode or Refresh airplane Mode

You can experience this issue with whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on the iPhone if you are having poor internet connection. So you need to turn on and turn off airplane mode to help this issue.

Step 1: Swipe down from top to bottom and bring up the control center.

Step 2: Now, tap on Airplane mode and turn it ON

Step 3: Now, You need to wait for 10 to 20 seconds and then turn OFF your Airplane mode,

When you turn on and turn off your airplane mode you will refresh Airplane mode and your issue of whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone will be fixed and if not don’t worry you can try other solutions to fix this issue.

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Refresh Your WIFI Network

Step 1: Swipe from top to bottom and turn off wifi network and switch it mobile data

Step 2: Now, connect it to your mobile data and then disconnect it.

Step 3: Now, connect it to your wifi network and check if your whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on your iPhone is fixed or not.

Turn OFF VPN

If you are using VPN then you need to turn off VPN 

Step 1: Go to settings

Step 2: Tap on General 

Step 3: Now, select VPN and turn your VPN off from here.

Free Up Space on Your iCloud Storage 

Step 1: Go to settings

Step 2: Tap on your profile icon or apple id here.

Step 3: Now, tap on iCloud.

Step 4: You need to free up space on iCloud Storage if it’s getting full and running out of storage space on your iCloud account.

Once you free up space on your iCloud account then you need to create a backup whatsapp to your iCloud account and you will not get any error like whatsapp backup gets stuck or any other problem while backing up your whatsapp data or restoring whatsapp backup.

Turn on WhatsApp Backup on iCloud Settings

Step 1: Launch settings app on your iPhone

Step 2: Tap on Apple profile id banner

Step 3: Tap on iCloud here

Step 5: In here -> scroll down and find whatsapp app here and make sure you have turned on whatsapp account backup option here.

If you have not turned on whatsapp backup in your iCloud settings then you will run into issues like whatsapp not creating restore points of whatsapp and whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone issue as you have not turned on whatsapp data to backup on your iCloud account.

Offload WhatsApp and Reinstall WhatsApp

Step 1: Launch Settings app

Step 2: Tap on General -> Tap on iPhone Storage

Step 3: Scroll down till you see whatsapp app and tap on it.

Step 4: Now, tap on Offload app and confirm offloading whatsapp and when you reinstall app your it will keep your whatsapp data and documents when reinstall whatsapp.

Step 5: Now, tap on the reinstall app and once it gets installed you won’t be having any issue with whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone or stuck at 99 percent or 0 percent.

That’s it, this is how you fxi whatsapp iCloud backup stuck on iPhone issue and when your export chat backup or export backup will be successfully backed up on your iCloud account.

Do i need to Create WhatsApp iCloud Backup

Yes! Backup is always needed for everything if something goes wrong you can restore it using this backup option.  If due to any reasons, if you want to uninstall backup or change your mobile phone then when you install WhatsApp you will lose all data and information and documents, videos, photos and everything if you don’t create a backup on your iCloud account or any other Gmail or iCloud account. So, it’s recommended to create a backup but if you are running out of storage on your iCloud account then you need to delete old WhatsApp backups from iCloud account and then create a new backup.