Answer: If you’re trying to activate your iPhone and you’re getting this message, it means that your iPhone isn’t compatible with the network you’re trying to use. For example, if you try to activate an iPhone on Verizon but it was originally meant for AT&T, this is the message you would get.
You can check to see if your phone is unlocked by contacting your carrier or by using a third-party unlocking service. If your phone is locked, contact your carrier to request an unlock code. Once you have the unlock code, follow these instructions to unlock your phone.
Why does my iPhone keep saying it needs to be activated?
Well, there could be a few reasons why your iPhone is saying it needs to be activated. Maybe you recently switched carriers or updated your carrier settings. Or maybe you restored your iPhone from a backup and it’s trying to activate with your old carrier.
Either way, the process of activating an iPhone is pretty straightforward. Just make sure you have a good data connection and follow these steps:
- Go to Settings > General > About. If you see “No Service” or “Searching” in the status bar, turn on Airplane Mode for 30 seconds, then turn it off again.
- Tap Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. This will delete all Wi-Fi
How do you activate carrier on iPhone?
Answer: Before you can use your iPhone with a carrier, you need to configure the device for cellular service. Make sure your SIM card is in your iPhone. If you need help, contact your carrier. Then follow these steps:
1 open Settings and tap Cellular, or Mobile Data, or Mobile Networks. If you don’t see an option for Cellular, or if only poor 2G3G data services appear in the status bar, contact your carrier to make sure that cellular data is turned on and that your account is set up correctly.
2 Tap Cellular Data Options and choose Voice & Data.
Or precede these steps with this one:
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Why is my iPhone not connecting to my carrier?
One of the most common reasons why an iPhone might not be connecting to a carrier is because there is a problem with the SIM card. If your SIM card is damaged or not inserted properly, it can prevent your iPhone from connecting to your carrier. Another common reason for this issue is if your iPhone is jailbroken. Jailbreaking your iPhone can void your warranty and might also cause problems with connectivity. If you’re having this issue, we recommend taking your iPhone to an Apple Store or authorized Apple service provider for further diagnosis.
How do I restore my carrier?
Answer: If your carrier is lost, stolen, or broken, you can order a replacement by visiting our website or contacting customer service. To replace a lost or stolen phone, you will need to provide the account number and password associated with your account. If you have misplaced your phone, we can help you locate it by providing its last known location and time of activation.
If your phone is damaged, you may be able to receive a replacement through our insurance program. For more information about our insurance program or to file a claim, please visit our website or contact customer service. We will do our best to help you restore your carrier as soon as possible.