How to fix Safari not downloading files on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

List of Safari downloads on iPhone

You may, at times, encounter an issue where Safari refuses to download photos, videos, audio, PDFs, documents, and other files from a website. In this article, we'll explore common reasons why Safari may not be downloading files on iPhone, iPad, or Mac and provide solutions to help you get back to downloading with ease.

Some easy tips to increase download speeds on Mac

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The rate at which a file will download depends on your internet connection and the website you're downloading the content from. However, with the help of these tips, you can accelerate the process and cut down the waiting time while downloading huge apps, offline movies, your entire Apple Music library, macOS software, and more on your Mac.

Please note that the tips here will also work to increase the upload speed.

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12 solutions to fix iCloud files not downloading on iPhone and iPad

Download iCloud files on iPhone

Are you trying to download your stored iCloud files inside the Apple Files app, but it keeps failing? This can happen due to minor things like an inconsistent internet connection or something significant that requires a reset. In this troubleshooting guide, we show you what to do if files aren't downloading from iCloud onto your iPhone or iPad.