Note: It is a large update and will take a while. Verizon told me to go to the Apple store. Came back from a trip to America and my phone was stuck on searching. I'm not sure why it kept bringing up the errors, but now my iPhone 4 is activated. If activating via a cellular network, tap Use Cellular Connection. Thanks anyway for the advice, but I have tried all of those things with no results. Called Sprint and even went into a store and both told me I basically got a faulty phone.
If after following the above steps your iphone still not get activated then you call Apple Customers Services. Try connecting to iTunes or try again in a few minutes. I saw a video that some guy was able to fix this using an old verizon chip. I have tried lots of things, update, flash, wifi, 4g, no luck at all. Also, you cannot backup your phone while it is in this deactivated state. Switch off the iphone 3. Apple servers are currently getting slammed.
My wife's phone was clearly working and mine failed, yet they refused to provide any assistance. Restart Restarting your iPhone is going to be one of the simplest ways to try and fix the error. My opinion is hype vs. Wait and Retry If your iPhone could not be activated due to activation server is temporarily unavailable or cannot be reached, it's better to wait. Please, before doing anything radical try updating to El Capitan or at least to use iTunes from a mac with El Capitan to update the firmware of the iphone.
With Umate Pro, you can preview and selectively erase unwanted private data. You can also read to get more space. The carrier you are on don't allowed you to unlock that iPhone. Although this happens less frequently as most people activate directly on their iPhone, you might be able to fix the issue. I put in inside another one for extra protection from moisture. During the activation process specific may be received within iTunes.
I cannot say that I have a cellular phone anymore. Continue holding the buttons down until you see a recovery mode iTunes connect screen this happens after you see the Apple logo, just keep holding the buttons 4. Thanks in advance for your help! Turns out the guy there assisting me had a similar issue with his 4s, and explained it is infact a manufacturing issue with apple. Try activating your iPhone again. This website is not owned by, is not licensed by nor is a subsidiary of Apple Inc. So, I purchased a 5s through Apple's online store on the 4th of this month.
Switch the phone off, leave the sim card in and put inside a zip seal sandwich bag. After I input the correct credentials and press Next in the top right corner, the title of the page changes to 'Activating. In our family we have 5 iPhones, 2 iPads, and 2 MacBooks. Okay everyone, this is what it is. I have done some research after experiencing the same issue iPhone 4 , however there has been mixed reviews. This company is changing so fast.
I turned airplane mode off after completing my trip, but my phone never again obtained a signal. Until now, you needed tools like to hactivate your iPhone. Maybe your network is blocking gs. Try activating the device again. If that doesn't work, 2. Or if you're using a cellular data connection, try connecting to a reliable Wi-Fi network instead.
All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the. It also was about a 2. I tried retrying for a long time but no luck. Does it help with my problems with activation? You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. Try connecting to iTunes or try again in a few minutes.
Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached. Nothing worked--until I tried this suggestion. I restarted my Mac and it worked perfectly. As normal I did the setup, but then when the activation page came it loaded for a while and then the message 'iphone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached' comes up. You should wait for a few minutes before trying again.
AnyTrans ®, PhoneRescue ®, PhoneClean ® are trademarks of iMobie Inc. Take it out of the freezer and the bags and switch it on. However, this completely locked down my phone on the activation screen, failing each time. Is that even an option? All articles, images, logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners. Erase all content and srtting ,then start unlock program ,need add rpatch if 3g 4G sim card! I refused to accept that my iPhone was now a paper weight. Please help and have any explaination step by step what I should do. All the private fragments can be found out and completely destroyed.