This is how it goes. Because a person choice in a phone that they will have on their person for the next few years, has to be based purely on price, removal battery and a headphone jack. But hey, if that's what makes your life complete, have at it. The servers are just working hard right now. Several of our readers have been able to get the activation process to work after multiple attempts, while others have gotten it to work after a restart or via iTunes. Android also has activation lock too, so not sure what you're getting at.
Sure they are some minor build quality issues and the processor is slower. International Business Times reached out to Apple about the activation problems but had not received a response by the time this article was published. Edit: I called into tech support again and they got my phone working now. I spoke with a Verizon representative who helped walk me through the Verizon activation process. If it is the former then I apologize for that was insensitive of me. You 'hated' rather strong word there the option of being able to have a spare battery because you couldn't remember to keep it charged? Some customers have had to restart their device, some have simply made the activation process go through successfully by trying it multiple times. A stuck activation screen may necessitate a reboot of the device by holding the power button on the right and swiping to shut down.
During the activation process, specific may be received within iTunes. There is some issues in bright light conditions where you need to put the phone closer to your face. Not sure what to buy? Activate iPhone X Using iTunes If all the methods failed, you can try to activate iPhone X via iTunes. Update: Verizon says that customers who purchased a Verizon iPhone X are not experiencing activation issues, but we have heard some reports from Verizon users who are indeed having problems. I don't know if interrupting it will cause harm, which is why I'd call first.
Another great reason to factory reset an iPhone X is to get a fresh start on the smartphone. Yeah, we do need to restore the iPhone so go through the restore process. The reason for activation is simple - every iPh Wait a sec. The connectivity problem manifests as either an error exhorting users to try again, or a persistent screen saying that it may take a few minutes to activate the phone. Obviously not all on Verizon, but. The system is setup online, and allows you to pick your carrier and plan directly from the device.
These types of phone are now in the price range now. This process may take 2-3 minutes. Should the user get the former error, Apple recommends hitting Try Again when it is convenient for the user to do so, until the device is activated. To restart iPhone X, you need to press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears. From a report: A number of iPhone X owners on Twitter have reported having issues activating their new phones. With so many iPhone X units finding their way out into the wild today, some networks may be carrying heavy loads, especially in heavily populated areas, which could cause some issues while activating.
I called it, system said it was activated! There has been some tests to see if the can confuse it. How long can I expect this, or is there an issue with my iPhone X? He shared that about 15 minutes of rebooting ended up with it finally pushing the activation through. They confirmed their servers are slammed but gave me the automated activation phone number. Press and hold the side button and either volume button of the iPhone X. Connect iPhone X to your computer via a lightning cable and launch iTunes. The issue was not specific to our customers and is resolved. At this phase of the game, iPhone users will stick with iPhones, and Android Users will stic I have owned a Motorola e376i, a Motorola l6, a Motorola z6, a Nokia N900 and most recently a Vodafone Smart Mini 7 that I bought as a cheap temporary phone for a while because my N900 was out of action but which now sits in a drawer since I fixed my N900 and none of them have required me to register or take any action before the phone was usable.
Today's the day that the is hitting buyers' doorsteps, but unfortunately, launch day isn't going smoothly for everyone. To make sure that your WiFi and network connections are not the issue, test by getting on to a different WiFi connection and see if your iPhone X activation error has been solved. Then restart my new phone. I tried and didn't work. There hasn't been an official statement from Apple or the carriers on this issue, so there's no official solution for those affected by the problem. I had used my old sim on my new phone.
Try connecting your iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. There's nothing you can do about it at the moment. I'm in Southern California if that helps. Check out or ask in our dedicated sister sub! You can make your dinner at home, or go to a fancy restaurant and get the same food at the cost of a month of grocery trips. We'll update this post should we hear reports of the congestion clearing up.
Android also has activation lock Android doesn't have activation lock. Remember, this is just a waiting process. Sponsored Links Turn off your iPhone and then connect to your computer. I trust at this point your device has been successfully activated, however if for any reason you are still experiencing complications, please do not hesitate to contact us directly so we can get your iPhone up an running. Some iPhone X owners are unable to activate their shiny new smartphone. Turn it off and reboot — which triggers iTunes to open. So trying a few more times might be a good place to start before trying anything else.