iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Drive is used to store all your photos, videos and documents safely. Sometimes your iCloud backup is slow. There are several reasons why iCloud backup is so slow. It is slow because, it uses Wi-Fi network to backup your iPhone or iPad. Network speed and backup size are two main factors which affect the iCloud Backup speed. You can easily increase iCloud Backup speed.
Following are the steps to Increase iCloud Backup Speed:Clean up your iOS (iPhone or iPad) device:
You can clean up your device before backing up photos, videos and documents to iCloud. Delete your photos and videos that you don't need and save space on your iCloud. Because iCloud only offers 5GB of free storage space to all its users. Make sure to have more space on iCloud to keep your photos and videos. It is useful to backup faster and smoother. Disable Large Files Backup:
You can disable those photos, videos and apps which takes up a lot of space.Turn OFF Useless Backup:
Turn Off the backup for non-essential data types. Select those data types only what you need to backup. You can turn off Mail, Contacts, Calenders, Reminders, Notes, Passbook, Keychain, Documents & data while backing up photos and videos.Delete Unwanted Photos in your Camera Roll:
Generally, we click so many photos and videos on our devices and it take more space. You can delete unwanted photos and videos from your Camera Roll and keep those photos which you want to backup to iCloud. If you want all your photos and videos, then you can backup them to Mac or PC from your iPhone. Use a Reliable Internet Connection:
You can use fast and reliable internet connection to backup your photos and videos to iCloud. When you are backing up photos to iCloud, close other working applications using the Internet to increase bandwidth availability on your device. If you have slow Internet speed, then you can contact your ISP. You can also use the Wi-Fi network to backup your photos.Quick Tip to ensure your Photos never go missing
Photos are precious memories and all of us never want to ever lose them to hard disk crashes or missing drives. PicBackMan is the easiest and simplest way to keep your photos safely backed up in one or more online accounts. Simply download PicBackMan (it's free!), register your account, connect to your online store and tell PicBackMan where your photos are - PicBackMan does the rest, automatically. It bulk uploads all photos and keeps looking for new ones and uploads those too. You don't have to ever touch it.