“Just restored a iPhone 7 from iCloud backup, but I saw ‘Messages in iCloud is currently disabled, Repair Account’ at the message page bottom! Tried press ‘repair account’ but nothing change! Checked my iCloud account many times, and message is enabled for sure! How to fix it? Please advise!”
Did you see the error “Messages in iCloud is currently disabled (Repair Account)” while trying to send messages? Well, this is a particularly common iOS problem that can be quite a headache to fix, especially when you tap on “Repair Account” in the message but nothing seems to happen.
If this is the problem you are currently facing, this guide is here to share with you various solutions that could be very useful. We recommend trying each solution in turn until you find the one that works for you.
One of the simplest solutions for this problem is to refresh iMessages. You can do this by simply toggling iMessage off and then on again. To do that, go to Settings > Messages and turn iMessage off. Wait a few seconds and then turn it back on again.
Logging out of iCloud and then signing back in is another great way to eliminate this error. Follow these simple steps to do that:
Force restarting your iPhone is another way you can refresh the device and remove any minor software glitches that could be causing the error. Here’s how to force restart your iPhone depending on the model:
Activating the Two-Factor Authentication factor is another great way to fix the Messages in iCloud is currently disabled. Follow these very simple steps to do it:
Since this is often a network issue, resetting the network settings is another great way to fix the problem. To reset the network settings on your iPhone, follow these simple steps:
Updating your device to the latest version of iOS is a very easy way to remove glitches that may have been caused by the previous update. To update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS 13, follow these simple steps:
Sometimes the problem could be bigger than just a simple bug in the system, and therefore you are unable to remove the error even with all the solutions above. If you find that nothing works, then we recommend using a tool like FoneGeek iOS System Recovery to bring your iPhone back to normal. This professional iOS repair tool is designed to find and fix problems with the iOS system itself and to do that effectively, the program utilizes the following features:
The following is a simple step-by-step guide to help you fix the Messages is currently disabled in iCloud error using iOS System Recovery:
Step 1: Download and install the iOS repair tool on your computer. Open the program after successful installation and in the main window, select “Repair”.
Step 2: Now connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cable. The program should detect the device and provide you with two options: Standard Mode and Advanced Mode.
Step 3: Select the repair mode and the program will automatically detect your device model and display all available iOS system versions for it. Select your desired version and tap on “Start” to begin downloading.
Step 4: As soon as the firmware has been downloaded and verified, tap on “Fix Now” to begin fixing the device. The whole process will not take long and the device will restart with the error message gone.
By Joan J. Mims
Posted on May 05, 2018, 14:19:16
Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.