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How to Fix iCloud Photos Not Syncing Windows 10

March 05, 2018 03:03 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iCloud Tips
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Even though it’s heavily associated to Apple’s ecosystem, iCloud is also available for Windows users. There are plenty of Windows users who love to take pictures and videos using their iPhones. If they do nothing, these media will be backed up to iCloud Photos under the users’ accounts by default.

As the old saying goes, “even the best ones have flaws.” And iCloud is no different. One of the most common iCloud errors on Windows is that iCloud Photos refuses to sync with the server. If you experience the problem, here’s the way to fix that.

Update iCloud for Windows

Before you do anything else, check whether you have the latest version of iCloud. If you don’t, do an update. You won’t believe how many problems were fixed just by doing a simple update.

You can either download the update here or you can also do it from within Windows itself.

Enable iCloud Photos

If you get iCloud Photos error on Window 10, the first thing that you need to do is to make sure that you are logged in to iCloud using your Apple ID. Then you also need to enable iCloud Photos for your account.

To do that:

Enable Photo Stream

If you still get the error after enabling iCloud and iCloud Photos, you should try to enable the photo stream download.

Protect Your Phone Data

Those who’s been around tech items know that there’s no such thing as an error-free system. That’s why you should never rely only on one service to keep your data. You should remember the basic: utilize the local hard drive to backup your data.

You can protect your iPhone data to the local storage with the help of iCareFone. It will backup iOS data to computer without iTunes or iCloud. Actually other than doing the backup and restore of the iOS device, this tool can also transfer music and photos between computer and iPhone, clear junk files and speed up iPhone and iPad, block in-app ads, and fix iOS stuck.

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