‘This backup cannot be deleted because it is in use.’”
Got a new device,restored old backups from iCloud,then you want to deleted these old backups to free up space,an error message like above one might pop up.How to fix it is what this tutorial will demonstrate you.
Method 1. Wait for 48 hours
Method 2. Try delete it from iCloud.com.
Go to iCloud.com,sign in your Apple ID,click on Setting,all your devices that signed in this iCloud account will list on the page,click on your old device and remove it.
Method 3. Deleted it using Tenorshare iCareFone.
Step 1. Launch iCareFone,go to Backup & Restore section.
Step 2. Click To view the previous backup files.
Step 3. All your iCloud backup files will list on the following page,click the dustbin-shaped icon to delete them.
Now you learned how to deleted your iCloud backup when it prompt "This backup cannot be deleted because it is in use." Error.