When you've restored the factory default settings, you need to activate your phone. Follow these instructions to activate your phone.
Turn on your phone
Press and hold On/Off until your phone is turned on.
Drag the arrow right.
Key in your PIN and press OK.
Select general settings
To change language:
Press the required language.
Press arrow right.
To change country or area:
Press Show More....
Press the required country or area.
Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
If you select Disable Location Services:
Activate your phone using iTunes, go to 3a.
Activate your phone without using iTunes, go to 3b.
3a - Activate your phone using iTunes
Press Connect to iTunes.
Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your phone and to your computer's USB port.
Follow the instructions on the screen to select synchronisation settings.
After a moment, the screen shows that your phone is ready for use.
Before you can activate your phone using iTunes, you need to install the program iTunes on your computer.
3b - Activate your phone without using iTunes
Press the required Wi-Fi network or Other....
Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.
Press Set Up as New iPhone.
To activate your phone using an existing Apple ID:
Press Sign In with an Apple ID.
To activate your phone using a new Apple ID:
Press Create a Free Apple ID.
To activate your phone without an Apple ID:
Press Skip This Step.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.
If it's the first time you use your phone, select Set Up as New iPhone
If you've used the phone before and want to restore the contents of your phone, select Restore from iCloud Backup
. Restore from iCloud Backup
is only available if you've backed up the phone memory. Click here
for information on how to back up the phone memory.