This means no major carrier in the U. Say yes and follow instructions it gives. Skip this step if you were prompted for your pre-paid plan information during setup. If you aren't the account holder, speak to the Verizon account holder for your plan to obtain the code. Back up wirelessly and automatically.
If you're switching over to an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you'll need to have an iCloud or a Gmail account set up, respectively. Since some Android phones come without the battery attached, you may need to plug the battery into the back of the Android before proceeding. In the meantime, customers would be wise to watch what contracts they sign up to as it could prove an expensive 2G-limited mistake. Your wireless carrier may charge a fee for activating your iPhone on its network. If you are Windows user, and your computer is working with Windows 7 or later, you just tap on Upgrade to iCloud Drive. Turn on your iPhone and then drag your finger to the right to launch Setup Assistance on Welcome Page.
While the three major U. Follow the instructions on the phone, and your phone should soon be activated. Which I don't think a person wouldn't have to do if they activated the phone through their MyVerizon account online. Depending on the phone you're using, you might skip this step. This wikiHow teaches you how to activate a new Verizon iPhone or Android to replace your old iPhone or Android, as well as how to activate most Verizon flip phones. If you're switching over to an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you'll need to have an iCloud or a Gmail account set up, respectively.
Select the link to activate your phone when prompted. Before you do so, if you already have a phone using the same phone number, back up your data and turn off the old phone. If you can't activate your replacement phone, call 800 922-0204 to speak with a Verizon support. But it is far enough to make your new iPhone work efficiently and offer you better service like, you need to , such as Music, Photos, Contacts, Messages, Videos, and other contents are not included in iTunes or iCloud backup. About the Author Steven Melendez is an independent journalist with a background in technology and business. This process may take 2-3 minutes. When you arrive at the backup page, you can restore your previous iPhone's backup by tapping Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup and following the on-screen instructions.
Once we receive your trade-in device, a team will inspect it and verify its condition. If you have any questions, you can speak to a Specialist at the Apple Store or chat now. If activating over the Verizon network, tap Use Cellular Connection. Depending on the phone you're using, you might skip this step. If need further instructions they are available here: Ok just received the XsMax. Or, you could use the My Verizon app to get it all done.
You can also visit a Verizon retail outlet to have the employees activate your flip phone for free. The author is a Forbes contributor. Consequently, Verizon is suspending support until 2019. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. The opinions expressed are those of the writer. You can find a link to download the My Verizon app below. Connect the iPhone to the computer using the cable that came in the box with the phone.
If this is an upgrade or your phone was not activated when purchased, refer to the activation instructions in. Follow the steps to back up your old iPhone via iTunes or iCloud: Option 1. The content of this website is not supplied or reviewed by Apple Inc. Compared to the other things you mention, the eSim is a distant 10th on my list. Activating your phone registers it for use on the Verizon network. Please follow to read the complete disclaimer. This is the four-digit code your account holder uses to identify themselves to Verizon.
This means you can have two lines of service on one iPhone, which is useful for purchasing data-only plans while traveling or having personal and business lines on a single iPhone. If you sign into your online Verizon account first then go to page, it will have your new device already listed and ready see screenshot for you to activate. If you are changing to a completely different type of phone, you can update all of that info by using this link and signing in: I apologize for the inconvenience. He was awarded the Knight Foundation scholarship to Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Create a passcode: You need to set up a six or four-digit passcode to protect your data.
This will allow you to register your new flip phone with the most up-to-date directory. No matter what device you are holding on your hand, congratulations, you got your new iPhone! You need to have a Wi-Fi connection. Corporate, business, and prepaid service plans are not eligible for the iPhone Upgrade Program. Even if you already have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you still can set your iPad as new, and then use to. Standard and Zoomed Display 12 Tap on Get Started on Welcome Page to enter Home screen. You must be 18 years or older.