"Verification Failed - The connection to iCloud timed out"
"Verification failed - Could not connect to the server"
"Verification failed - The request timed out"
Have you received these three warning messages when you use iCloud? For iOS users, iCloud is the best service for you to backup and restore different type of data on iPhone as well as to share photos, videos and more among different iDevices. However, sometimes you might fail to connect to iCloud or pass the verification like above. In this case, how should you do to solve this problem?
Firstly, let us know some reasons that might cause "The Verification Error iCloud".
Reason 1. Poor network condition.
To avoid "iCloud verification failed", you should make sure that it can work with a place with strong signal or network.
Reason 2. "iCloud Backup" is toggled on in the original device.(iCloud backup failed)
If you've enabled this feature on your iDevice, then log in on another device, it may cause iCloud verification failed.
Reason 3. iCloud fails to recognize your Apple/iCloud ID.
Due to your wrong account, or your account is incompatible with Apple service, it may fail to be recognized by iCloud.
Next here are three methods for you to fix the iCloud verification failed issues.
Method 1. Use a Strong Wi-Fi Network or Mobile Internet
Method 2. Re-sign in Your Apple ID on iCloud
Method 3. Turn off "iCloud Backup" Option (For Reason 2)
However, if it still cannot to work, then you might try this way to reset network setting on your device.
Step 1. Open "Settings" and tap "General".
Step 2. Swipe down to the bottom and choose "Reset" option.
Step 3. Select "Reset Network Settings" and enter your passcode if prompted.
Step 4. Confirm the attempt by tapping on "Reset Network Settings" again.
Step 2. Tap "iCloud" and scroll down to select "Sign Out".
Step 3. Confirm "Sign Out" and tap "Delete from My iPhone".
Step 4. Enter the password and tap "Turn Off".
Step 5. Tap "iCloud" and enter your Apple ID to "Sign In".
However, if you're unable to connect iCloud on iPhone/iPad, you might try signing in iCloud.com on the web on your computer. And if you cannot log in your account on the web, please tap "Forget Apple ID or Password" as to reset your password.
Step 2. Tap "iCloud" option.
Step 3. Scroll down and choose "Backup".
Step 4. Toggle "iCloud Backup" off.
iPhone Data Recovery is a professional tool which allows you to retrieve different types of files such as photos, video, messages, contacts etc. from the iOS device, iTunes or iCloud backup with ease. Besides, it can effectively avoid the situation that "iCloud verification failed" when you restore data from iCloud directly.