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How to Fix Messages in iCloud is Currently Disabled Error in iOS 11.3

“I got the error said that messages in icloud is currently disabled error. What should I do? Did this due to ios update? I just updated to iOS 11.3 and the error happened.”

Many iPhone users report that they get the error says “Messages in iCloud is currently disabled.”and give users the option to “Repair Account” after updating to iOS 11.3. If you click Repair Account in the message, nothing seems to happen. It seems the bug of iOS 11.3 and if you are having the some trouble, luckily, we have some solutions for you to fix this error.

How to Fix Messages in iCloud is Currently Disabled Error in iOS 11.3

Tip 1: Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is a security measure that uses one of your trusted devices to confirm your identity. Every time you sign in to Apple account, one of your trusted devices will receive a code that you must enter into the device using the service. Follow below steps to set two-factor authentication.

1.For iOS 10.3 or later, go to Settings > [your name] > Password & Security; for iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Apple ID > Password & Security

2.Tap Turn On Two-Factor Authentication.

3.Tap Continue.

4.Enter the phone number where you want to receive verification codes when you sign in. You can choose to receive the codes by text message or automated phone call.

Tip 2: Reset Network Settings

Sometimes the problem may be fixed by resetting the network on iPhone after updating to iOS 11.3. go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. Enter passcode and confirm resetting. This will reset Wi-Fi networks and passwords, cellular settings, and VPN and APN settings that you have used before.

Tip 3. Login/Logout of iCloud Account

You can also try to log out your iCloud account on iPhone and then log into it again. Go to Settings > click iCloud > Scroll down to the bottom > Tap on the Sign Out.
Tip 4. Update iOS Version

If all these tricks don’t work then it may be just a common bug that comes with iOS 11.3 update. So it’s very likely that there is no effective solution to this problem until Apple fix it in the next iOS upgrade.

How to Backup Messages to Computer

Sometimes, iOS update bug may cause you lost some messages after updating to new iOS version. It is better to make the backup of iPhone messages to computer in case of data loss. For this purpose, iRefone is designed to help you backup and recover data on iPhone. This tool can help you backup data like messages, notes, contacts, photos, whatsapp, wechat and more from iPhone to computer, as well as extract these data from iTunes and iCloud backup. Follow the steps below to get to know how to backup messages to computer.

Step 1: Run iRefone and connect iPhone with computer. Click on “Start” button.

Step 2: Then it will bring you to a interface to ask you choose the data you want to scan. Choose the “Messages” icon to recover and the software will automatically scan and analysis your iPhone when you click on it.

Step 3: When the scanning is finished. All of the messages on your iPhone will be displayed. Select these messages you need to export and click on “Recover to PC” to save these messages on your computer.

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