Once iTunes detects your iPhone, it might ask you to go through a few steps to activate your iPhone. 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. Choose a Wi-Fi network and enter the password to join in. So, how do i: 1 restore my apps etc, i can't find a manual way to restore from my last icloud backup 2 deactivate my old phone? Choose how you want to view your new iPhone: Standard or Zoomed. Did you experience any issues activating your iPhone X? As millions of people are opening up their new iPhones today, there seems to be a growing number of people experiencing activation issues, leaving their iPhone X in limbo.
Then open iMessages, swipe left on each message thread, and tap Delete. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. We may approve your post if it is a high-level issue that can't be found through searches. Wait for Apple Server to respond. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Please keep reading, and do as the following steps. It worked for my wife.
You can also use cellular network by tapping Use Cellular Connection if the Wi-Fi is not available. Try connecting you iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. As another person posted, they had me shut down hold the large button right side, then swipe to shut down and restart hold large button right side. They claim they've done all they can and that I need to have Apple look at it. Enter and exit recovery mode with free. You don't need to use profanity in your posting title or in comments.
For what it's worth, I used wifi and plugged it into my laptop in an attempt to syn with iTunes. Many, if not all having this issue. Maybe your network is blocking gs. I had to go to the Apple store and they messed with it, couldn't get it working bad sim card reader - hardware problem and they gave me a new iPhone X on the spot to replace it. Check whether the Carrier is not supported.
They see instead long wait times for the activation process, and then it fails with an error message. She told me that the engineers are aware of the problem and that it should be fixed in a few hours. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. I called it, system said it was activated! Although this happens less frequently as most people activate directly on their iPhone, you might be able to fix the issue. Turn on your new device and press Home button to unlock it. Tap Get Started and till now new iPhone setup and activation have been finished. As many individuals are expressing in forums and on Twitter, some iPhone X units are failing to successfully activate on their chosen network.
Some iPhone X owners are reportedly facing an activating error on the device. Set up iCloud Drive, Apple Pay, and iCloud keychain. If you prefer an easy and quick solution, then you cannot miss. I received my new iPhone X on Thursday and activated that night but I get zero cellular reception. Should I go ahead and erase all content and settings now? Under Summary panel, choose Back Up Now.
Choose a Wi-Fi network and enter its password on new iPhone. We're not here to be censors or prudes, but at the same time, there's no need to be unnecessarily profane and get people offside. This process may take 2-3 minutes. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. We'll update this post should we hear reports of the congestion clearing up. Wait for the Apple Server to respond. You can connect to a Wi-Fi network to which you have the password or you can tap Use Cellular Connection to activate your iPhone over data.
They confirmed their servers are slammed but gave me the automated activation phone number. Most of the time, the support executive will guide you through the activation process. No doubt has to be frustrating to those waiting to play with their new device on launch day. If activating over the Verizon network, tap Use Cellular Connection. Decide whether to share Diagnostics and App Analytics information with Apple developers. Is anyone else experiencing this same problem? Make sure you save anything you want to first; the messages deleted will be gone forever unless you restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup with saved iMessages.