Top 5 Ways to Fix Unable to Activate iPhone

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If you are setting up your iPhone as a new device,

you might see a screen like this.

It says unable to activate,

because the activation server cannot be reached.

Sometimes it says an update is required to activate your iPhone.

Fortunately, it’s fairly easy to fix it.

In this video, I’d like to share the whole process with you guys.

So, let’s get started!

First, we are going to check the list on the System Status page.

If the box by iOS Device Activation isn't green, we’d better try it later.

The next fix is force restart the device.

For iPhone 7, press and hold both the side and volume down button,

Keep holding the buttons until the apple logo shows up.

Then try activating your phone from the beginning.

This usually has to do with network status.

So switching to a different network would be a good idea.

If you still need help, here is how to activate your iPhone using iTunes or finder.

First, press and release the home button to invoke the menu here.

Tap WLAN settings.

Then Tap the I button next to your connected network,