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Activate phone

1. Turn on your phone
  • Press and hold On/Off until your phone is turned on.
  • Drag the arrow right.
  • Press Unlock.
  • Key in your PIN and press OK.
2. 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 Next.
3. Select connection type
  • To activate your phone using Wi-Fi:
  • Press the required Wi-Fi network or Other....
  • Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.
  • Press Next.
  • To activate your phone using the mobile network:
  • Press Use Cellular Connection.
4. Turn location services on or off
  • Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
  • Press Next.
  • If you select Disable Location Services:
  • Press OK.
5. Select option
  • If it's the first time you use an iPhone:
  • Press Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 5a.
  • If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
  • Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.
  • If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
  • Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.
5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"
  • Press Next.
  • 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.
  • Press Skip.
  • Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.
5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"
  • Press Next.
  • Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
  • Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
  • Press Next.
  • Press Agree.
  • Press Agree to confirm.
  • Press the required backup.
  • Press Restore.
  • Your phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
  • Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.
5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"
  • Press Next.
  • Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
  • Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.
  • Download and install iTunes on your computer.
  • 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.
  • Click Restore from the backup of.
  • Click the drop down list next to Restore from the backup of.
  • Click the required backup.
  • Click Continue.
  • Your phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
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