1. Toymaker's Avatar
    Since updating to iOS 8 on my iPhone 5, I can't seem to do a backup any more. It says I don't have enough space to do a backup. Did something change? Is there a quick fix to correct this?
    09-24-2014 05:24 PM
  2. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Have you added more content to your phone since the update? Like pictures that would cause it to go beyond your allowed iCloud storage?
    09-24-2014 05:55 PM
  3. Toymaker's Avatar
    I feel stupid. I still had my iPhone 4 backup in iCloud taking up memory. Once I deleted that I was fine.
    BreakingKayfabe and Just_Me_D like this.
    09-24-2014 05:59 PM
  4. ryan2714's Avatar
    I am having this same issue, and no its not bc I have another phone backed up on the same account. For iOS 7.1.2 my phone used 14.5GB of iCloud storage. Since the update to iOS 8 iCloud is saying that I need an additional 22GB?!? I don't know whats wrong. No I didn't put anything new on my phone, I actually have less stuff on my phone bc I had to make room for the over the air update.
    09-29-2014 03:34 PM
  5. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I am having this same issue, and no its not bc I have another phone backed up on the same account. For iOS 7.1.2 my phone used 14.5GB of iCloud storage. Since the update to iOS 8 iCloud is saying that I need an additional 22GB?!? I don't know whats wrong. No I didn't put anything new on my phone, I actually have less stuff on my phone bc I had to make room for the over the air update.
    Did you get a new phone?
    09-29-2014 03:45 PM
  6. ryan2714's Avatar
    No sir still the same old iphone 5
    09-29-2014 03:54 PM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    No sir still the same old iphone 5
    You should delete the backup already on iCloud and then backup once again. I've had this happen to me before where if I restored my phone as new, that same phone wouldn't backup onto iCloud due to an error. I deleted the backup on storage and backed up again.
    09-29-2014 04:04 PM
  8. austriak's Avatar
    You should delete the backup already on iCloud and then backup once again. I've had this happen to me before where if I restored my phone as new, that same phone wouldn't backup onto iCloud due to an error. I deleted the backup on storage and backed up again.
    This is the answer. For some reason with IOS 8, it is trying to save it as a new iCloud backup instead of replacing /updating your ios 7 one.
    09-29-2014 04:27 PM
  9. ryan2714's Avatar
    Finally had the chance to do this over the weekend and it worked like a charm! Thank you guys. I think what the issue was is that iOS 8 wants to duplicate the camera roll and save both the iOS 7 & 8 rolls. Before the delete of the old back up iCloud wanted around 25gb to backup camera roll and after the delete and re-backup camera roll was down to around 12.5gb.
    10-06-2014 09:18 AM
  10. Kaitokomauri's Avatar
    The problem is really nagging when you have multiple iOS devices. I have an iPad and and iPhone and both are being backed up to the same iCloud account - I keep both in sync with one iCloud account. I get the error message on both devices and also another message, saying that "this device hasn't been backed up for 3 weeks". Solution: back up iPhone to computer instead of to the iCloud:

    http://www.copytrans.net/support/there-is-not-enough-icloud-storage-available-to-backup-iphone/

    or pay Apple for more iCloud space.
    Last edited by Kaitokomauri; 12-05-2014 at 11:34 AM.
    11-24-2014 09:34 AM
  11. Sally Alexander's Avatar
    Since updating to iOS 8 on my iPhone 5, I can't seem to do a backup any more. It says I don't have enough space to do a backup. Did something change? Is there a quick fix to correct this?
    01-20-2015 03:26 AM
  12. Sally Alexander's Avatar
    Can you fix this
    01-20-2015 03:29 AM
  13. Sally Alexander's Avatar
    Can I back to my pc windows 8.1
    01-20-2015 03:34 AM
  14. Sally Alexander's Avatar
    Since updating to iOS 8 on my iPhone 5, I can't seem to do a backup any more. It says I don't have enough space to do a backup. Did something change? Is there a quick fix to correct this?
    01-20-2015 03:41 AM
  15. Sally Alexander's Avatar
    Can I backup to my laptop with window 8.1
    01-20-2015 03:43 AM
  16. Sally Alexander's Avatar
    Can I buy more space with iCloud with my iPhone 5
    01-20-2015 03:49 AM

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