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Question: My videos in my camera roll are buffering they will load and cannot be played!

I cannot play 70% of my videos in my camera roll nor can I find a solution to this issue on the net or any forums.

when I go to lunch as a video it opens but nothing plays except for the buffering circle.

I have checked my settings and optimisation is turned off. I have also checked my iCloud settings and it shows nothing is being stored in there. I am using an iphone 8 Plus.

There are a lot of important memories I need to recover and desperately need some advice.

iPhone 8 Plus, iOS 11.2.6

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Mar 17, 2018 1:06 PM in response to Mishajade In response to Mishajade

Hey Mishajade,

I understand that you're unable to load your photos and videos on your iPhone with iCloud Photo Library on. I'd be happy to look into this with you. Your photos may take a few minutes to load if you are using iCloud Photo Library. You can also try testing between Wi-Fi and LTE when loading your photos. Use this article to connect to Wi-Fi to test:

Connect to Wi-Fi on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
You'll also want to be sure you have enough storage to load the photos and videos:
iCloud Photo Library - Apple Support
Specifically following these steps:

Make sure that you have enough storage

The photos and videos that you keep in iCloud Photo Library use your iCloud storage and your device storage. And as long as you have enough space in iCloud and on your device, you can store as many photos and videos as you like. When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5GB of free storage. If you need more space, you can buy more iCloud storage. Plans start at 50GB for $0.99 (USD) a month. If you choose 200GB or 2TB plans, you can share your storage with family. Learn more about plans and prices in your region.

Have a great day!

Mar 17, 2018 1:06 PM

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