Why do icloud photos say waiting?

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Zane Orn asked a question: Why do icloud photos say waiting?
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Date created: Sat, Feb 13, 2021 10:08 AM
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See if you're on low power mode

Essentially, you'll see an endless “waiting for photos” indicator at the bottom of the photo link. This can sometimes be the result of a network error or a slow internet connection. But it could also be due to your iPhone being in Low Power Mode.

Occasionally, an iCloud Photo link will work but it'll hang when loading the actual images. Essentially, you'll see an endless “waiting for photos” indicator at the bottom of the photo link. This can sometimes be the result of a network error or a slow internet connection.

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Thanks for asking the Apple Support Communities for help with iCloud. Your link says waiting, I recommend checking these things first. 1. Verify your iCloud storage has enough space. This article will help, and states: Manage your iCloud storage - Apple Support.

If your iCloud Photo Library sync is turned on, please switch it off, wait for a few minutes, and then turn it on again. This should solve the uploading stuck photo problem in the photo library of your iPhone. Go to "Settings" > "Photos". Disable "iCloud Photo Library" option. Wait a few minutes and re-enable the "iCloud Photo Library" option again.

This has been a bug for a while now on Mac OS. When you sync your desktop/documents folders with iCloud at random moments it gets stuck and never finish uploading. The folder says "waiting to upload" indefinitely. I notice it happens more often when you do a git commit on a folder that is synced with iCloud. Are there any work around for that?

I was concerned I'd have to save these documents to my local filesystem, delete them from iCloud, and then perhaps save them to iCloud over again, but it turned out that simply re-opening the "Waiting" documents, making a trivial change to them (such as deleting a character and then adding it in again), and then saving the file caused them to be synced successfully.

In the Navigation pane (sidebar), click on iCloud Photos. If you're using an earlier version of iCloud for Windows, go to Favorites > iCloud Photos. In another window, open the folder where you currently store the photos that you want to add to iCloud Photos. Select the photos that you want to add. Drag them into the iCloud Photos folder.

Occasionally, an iCloud Photo link will work but it’ll hang when loading the actual images. Essentially, you’ll see an endless “ waiting for photos ” indicator at the bottom of the photo link. This can sometimes be the result of a network error or a slow internet connection. But it could also be due to your iPhone being in Low Power Mode.

A lot of the time when apps are stuck waiting or not downloading on your iPhone, there’s an issue with your Apple ID. Every app on your iPhone is linked to a specific Apple ID. If there’s an issue with that Apple ID, apps may get stuck. Usually, signing out and back into the App Store will fix the problem.

Make space on your device (and iCloud) If there is not enough space on your device, then it can also lead to the apps stuck on waiting ios 14 situation. To avoid this issue, you need to keep your device storage free on a regular basis. Go to its Settings > General > Usage and check how much free space you have on your device.

Restart your device (s) If problems persist then close and restart the relevant iCloud-enabled app: Contacts or Calendar, for example. Double-click the Home button (or swipe up to about halfway up ...

If your iPhone apps still say waiting after iTunes restore, you can restart it to turn off unknown background programs and release temporary memory caches. Restart iPhone: Hold Sleep/Wake button > Slide to Power off >Hold Sleep/Wake button again.

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