Activate your phone
You need to activate your phone before using it for the first time and after a factory reset. Before you can activate your phone, you need to insert your SIM into your phone.
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Enter your PIN
If your SIM is locked, press Unlock.
Key in your PIN and press OK
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked.
Slide your finger right on the screen.
Select general settings
Press the required language.
Press the required country or area.
Select Wi-Fi network
Press the required Wi-Fi network.
Key in the password for the Wi-Fi network and press Join
If there are no available Wi-Fi networks, you can use the mobile network instead.
Turn use of GPS position on or off
Press Enable Location Services to turn on the function.
Press Disable Location Services to turn off the function.
If you turn off the function, press OK
If you turn on geotagging, your phone can find your position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.
Turn use of Touch ID on or off
Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on use of Touch ID or press Set Up Touch ID Later.
If you turn off the function, press Continue.
Restore iCloud backup
Press Restore from iCloud Backup.
Press firstname.lastname@example.org and key in the username for your Apple ID.
Press Required and key in the password for your Apple ID.
Press the required backup and your phone restores the contents of the selected backup. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the activation.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
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