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How To Fix iPhone Video Download Error?

Sometimes, due to an iCloud error, you might have seen video download errors in iPhones. This is because iCloud couldn't fetch storage info. If you have seen an error message like "There was an error downloading this video from your iCloud Photo Library", then this is the right place to solve your iPhone problem. Here we have provided the best solution to fix the iPhone video download error. Check out now:

How To Fix iPhone Video Download Error?

Here are the simple tips to fix errors in downloading iPhone videos:

Tip1. First Check iPhone Storage Space

In your iPhone, go to Settings -> Storage & iCloud Usage to verify if the storage is full. If you find the storage is full, try to free up some space.

Tip2. Check Whether iPhone Storage is On or Not

iPhone settings for optimize storage
Optimize iPhone Storage

In your iPhone, Visit Settings by following Settings > your account > iCloud > Photos to verify whether you have enabled the “Optimize iPhone Storage” option within iCloud Photo Library or not. Meanwhile, when your iPhone is low on space, the full-resolution photos and videos will be automatically replaced by optimized ones. The originals are stored on iCloud.

For downloading those videos from iCloud, you need to make sure that your iPhone has enough storage and you're connected to constant WiFi or mobile data.

Tip 3. Turn On Photos in iPhone Settings

In your iPhone, visit Settings -> Cellular and turn On the option for Photos application.

iPhone Settings to turn on Photos application

Tip4. Sign Out Then Sign In on iPhone

If nothing from the above tips work, you can try to sign out of your iCloud account, and then sign in again.

Tip5. Use Other Alternative Methods to Download Videos from iCloud Photo Library

Now, check whether the video download error still exists or not. If you still get video download errors on your iPhone, then you can use third-party software like AnyTrans to download videos from iCloud Photo Library. Follow the below steps to know, how to download videos using AnyTrans software:

1. Download AnyTrans and install it on your computer.

2. Connect your iPhone through a USB cable.

3. Click on iCloud Manager > Sign in to your iCloud account.

AnyTrans Sign in
AnyTrans Sign in

4. Now, you'll see different menus on the right panel. There choose the "Photo Videos" option.

AnyTrans Photo Video Menu

5. Now select the photos and videos you want to download and then click on the "Download" button on top of images and videos.


Video Download Error might be solved with the iPhone updates. But if the error is still there, you should definitely follow the above steps to download videos on your iPhone using a very popular AnyTrans software. AnyTrans also allows its users to transfer applications from one iPhone to another, backup iCloud data, transferring data from Android mobiles to iPhones, etc. 

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