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.

How to download Instagram Reels without watermark for free

How to download Reels to iPhone

Short-form video content like Instagram Reels has taken over. If you come across funny, emotional, or informative Reels, you might want to download them locally to your iPhone.

Once the Instagram Reel is saved in your iPhone Photos or Files app, you can share it with anyone via any platform. You can also keep it to watch offline or extract audio from the Instagram Reel.

In this tutorial, we show you how to download Instagram Reels in full quality without a colored border around it. Plus, the downloaded Reel will not have any watermark. And the entire process is free!

How to turn off Optimize Storage for Music on iPhone

Disabled Optimize Storage for Music on iPhone

Maybe some time ago you were worried about the amount of space your music was taking up on your iPhone. So, you enabled the Optimize Storage option. This allowed iOS to automatically remove downloaded songs that you haven’t listened to in a while, thus freeing up storage space.

But now you find yourself with more storage space on your iPhone than before, or maybe you’ve purchased a new iPhone with more space. You want to stop iOS from removing songs and do it yourself, but you can’t remember how to disable the feature. Here, we’ll show you how to turn off Optimize Storage for Music on your iPhone.

How to access downloaded files on iPhone and iPad

Downloads Folder in Files in iCloud Drive

If you download files to your device from the internet often, then you’re used to the routine. You may have even changed your download location to a specific spot. But if you’ve never downloaded a file on iOS, then you’re probably wondering where those files went!

Here, we’ll show you how to access downloaded files on iPhone and iPad.

How to automatically download purchased Books from other devices

Reading in the Books App on iPhone

If Apple Books is your preferred tool for reading, then you know its advantages. You can start reading a book on your iPhone and pick up right where you left off on your iPad. The thing is, you still have to download it to that other device.

So if you want to open a book on Mac that you started on iPhone, you have to hit that cloud button and wait for it to download. This is extremely inconvenient if you’re without internet access! Having those books downloaded to multiple devices and ready for offline reading might just be what you need.

Here’s how to automatically download purchased Books to all your devices.

How to change streaming and download quality in the TV app

TV App iPhone Settings Quality

Gone are the days of having the same quality for all shows and movies you watch. With wonderful technological advances, you can choose the quality you want. So if you’re comfy on the couch with your Mac, you likely want the best quality available. But if you’re on iPhone using cellular data instead of Wi-Fi, you might prefer a faster download over high quality.

Here, we’ll show you how to change the quality for streaming and downloading shows in the TV app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.