Can I activate an iPhone without SIM card?
Your iPhone needs a physical SIM or an eSIM to connect to a cellular network. (Not all options are available on all models or in all countries and regions. On iPhone 14 models purchased in the U.S., you can only use eSIM.) Contact your carrier to get a SIM and set up cellular service.
Do I have to insert a SIM card before activation?
Just pop it in your device and you’re good to go. If you’re using an eSIM, you’ll just need to download the eSIM profile to your device, using the QR code in your eSIM pack. If you have a Pay As You Go plastic sim, you’ll need to put it in your device and then top up to activate it.
How do I re activate my phone?
Remove your SIM card from the mobile device. Check the numbers printed on the SIM, and write them down. Contact your service provider via a phone call or email to reactivate the number. When speaking with the customer service rep, state your IMEI and SIM card numbers.
Can Apple remove an activation lock?
You can turn off Activation Lock by signing in to iCloud or resetting your Apple ID password. Learn how with these helpful tools.
How do I Activate my iPhone over data?
Begin setting up your iPhone. Doing so entails pressing the Home button and selecting a language and region. Tap a connection option. You can connect to a Wi-Fi network to which you have the password or you can tap Use Cellular Connection to activate your iPhone over data.