Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

The first time my iPhone backed up with iCloud, it took 26 hours. It seems like a really long time but I do have a lot of video. How long should this take?

share|improve this question
    
How much data is on the phone? What is the speed of your Internet connection? Settings->General->Usage->Manage Storage will tell you how big the backup was. –  Todd Nov 15 '12 at 1:56
add comment

1 Answer

Honestly it depends on what you consider to be a LOT of videos. Truthfully a 64 GB Phone filled on a standard Wifi home network should not take more than 10-15 hours at most. Truth is the easiest way to see what is going on is go to www.icloud.com and check out your icloud space available.

The other thing to take into account is that you only get 5GB Free. You might have run out of space on iCloud and you didnt get the notifications.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.