The G Cloud account will become expired when its subscription (monthly or yearly) does not get renewed for some reason. As long as the G Cloud is expired, no backup or restore activities will be taking place. To solve this and activate the G Cloud account, here is what you need to do:
We do accept Google play, Credit card, and PayPal
You can refer to google play’s payment troubleshooting guide: https://support.google.com/wallet/answer/43068?hl=en Or, please try the other secure alternative payment methods; PayPal or credit card.