I refused to accept that my iPhone was now a paper weight. First try to remove then replace the sim card 2. Tried also the software update with iTunes but it showed error message, something about servers not being available. If it is set to manual, make sure you flick the switch to make it automatic. Hacking includes using some questionable apps such as recboot, reiboot, Tinyumbrella, redsn0w, etc.
If this is a possibility inspect your computer's hosts file. However, this completely locked down my phone on the activation screen, failing each time. Right now iPhone 5 is nothing more than a very dim flashlight because it won't do anything other than refuse to connect to the activation process. Just give it some time and try again later. I think I'll pass, it's only an 8gb 5c. Turn on your device and activate it again. For iPhone 7 and newer devices, press and hold that combination for 10 seconds or more until your phone will show the Apple logo.
Thanks anyway for the advice, but I have tried all of those things with no results. Take it out of the freezer and the bags and switch it on. If you receive an alert message when you attempt to activate your iPhone, try to place the iPhone in recovery mode and perform a restore. You can also read to get more space. Try connecting your iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. Apple passed the buck right out of the gate.
Anyone have any solutions so far? I spoke to Apple support on the phone and they said connection issues were a Verizon problem, not an Apple problem and to go to Verizon. I tried this and it worked. Holding the two buttons together until after the apple logo has shown, continue to hold until a connect to itunes logo has appeared, connect the iphone to itunes and then a message will appear, i had to choose the resstore option to get it to work. After researching, I did a backup on iTunes, then restored all factory settings. Many proud new owners of the latest iPhone are reporting issues with the activation of the device. It will not matter which method you try — including iTunes or Wifi. Turn off your device to make it offline.
New iPhones are locked to the sim card they come with and must be activated with that sim card. Generally, the Wi-Fi network is more reliable. If this problem persists, contact Apple Support. I hope this helps somebody out there. Is this the first time you attempt to activate your phone? After the iPhone is activated, you can remove the sim card and insert another sim card into the iPhone World iPhone or Unlocked iPhones have the ability to use different sim cards from different carriers. This has worked for me.
Yes I know it sounds so predictable, but it has helped in the past. Verizon told me to go to the Apple store. If this probelm persists, contact Apple Support at apple. I tried that with 2 different macs both with latest itunes version and the same issue. Solution 2: Check Your Network Connection Make sure the network connection is stable. They gave me the following options.
Well, if you are facing activation server is temporarily unavailable, then here are some fixes for you to try out. I did not believe it would work. After that carefully follow all the instructions which are there onscreen in order to activate as well as to set up the device. What you shouldn't do Don't talk to your phone carrier and have them deactivate your old iPhone. There are tutorials on this site covering everything from games to accessories you can pair with it.
A lot of research, trial and error was done when I got home. Try connecting your iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. He or she should guide you on how to do so within a short time. Without a home button the process is a little different. My wife picked it up and entered her pascode and the phone reset.
Put it in the freezer for 45-60 mins. This latest one has never been jail broken. We're Sorry, Activation Server Temporarily Unavailable, contact Customer Care. If you use cellular, try to switch to Wi-Fi. They don't activate via itunes, on the phone, with genuine cables, on pc or mac and on an alternative internet connection. Or connected to a different Wi-Fi because If your network is blocking gs. If your iPhone came with a sim card in other words, the iPhone was an upgrade to an existing iPhone , your iPhone must be activated first using the sim card it came with.