iPhone Activation Error – Here’s the fixes

Last Updated on Aug 24, 2023

Last time I got the error message for Activation Required on my iPhone screen after restore itself. Means my All photos, Message disappeared from my iPhone. After few minutes my iPhone started taking a Restore all data itself. Suddenly I got the screen for Activation Required.

What was happen at that time, My iPhone reset, Trying to restore and Suddenly asking for Activation with Apple ID and Password Verification – Activate iPhone. That’s the sign for your device is stolen or treat by someone.

Activation screen is owner verification for the device. Before start restoring data you need to pass this screen otherwise you can use the device.

To unlock or pass out the Activation iPhone screen, we must use correct old Apple ID and Password used on time for the reset.

Are you trying to verify your account on locked iPhone or iPad, you may get below iPhone Activation Error in messages. Get help on fix below error or troubleshoot problem if you found,

  1. The SIM card inserted in this iPhone does not appear to be supported
  2. Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable
  3. iTunes was unable to verify your device
  4. The iPhone is not recognized and cannot be activated for service

The maximum possible solution for the following iPad and iPhone activation error we can solve through below five possible solutions.

This tips works with iOS 11, iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8 and iPhone (iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, iPhone 6/6S Plus, iPhone 5S/ 5) and iPad.

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Otherwise, We have alternate techniques that work for activate iPhone remotely or Easily using alternate verification.

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Step to Solved iPhone activation error solution – iPad – iOS 11/ 10/ 9/ 8 [How to]

Fix 1: Way of activation iPhone and iPad

Insert nano or micro SIM in iPhone side bar

Use SIM if you did not enter Provide by Career

Fix 2: Restart normally or Force Restart if not shut down

Hold down button (Sleep/ Wake) continuously from the side of your iPhone. From there you can see the red slider to turn off/ Shut down action successfully.

To turn on iPhone press and hold down again you will see the apple logo on the screen.

Or – Force Restart

Reset your iOS device/ iPhone and iPad, if you can’t be able to restart using the above techniques.

To reset your Device press and hold Sleep/ Wake button and home button for at least 10 seconds. You will see Apple logo icon on your screen.

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Restart or reset iPhone, Solved iPhone activation error

For iPhone 7/ 7 Plus: Sleep/ Wake / Power Button + Volume Down button.

For iPhone 8/8 Plus

1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button,
2: Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button,
3: Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen.

To Start iPhone, Again press Side button until startup apple logo on the screen.

Fix 3: Activate through Data plan or Wi-Fi or iTunes

Apple is also providing first time activation through Wi-Fi or mobile Data plan. If you are facing iPhone activation error, then use Wi-Fi network or iTunes service.

Fix 4: Restore your iPhone and iPad

Restore process is very simple and easy to use, the whole process is automatically through iTunes. Here the very simple method to track the latest backup and restore process on your iPhone and iPad running any iOS.

Fix 5: Activation status report open on not by Apple

Make sure all the service should be green at the time of activation, before starting to Activation in your iPhone and iPad. If you find one of the not green, then try on later for activation.

Help from Apple!

There is no any helpful way for you! Contact apple or Reach at nearest apple store with Your Device and Proof of identity. Apple Desk assists and help to remove directly from Apple server.

Suddenly are you getting error your iPhone cannot activate for service, Please contact your carrier or Apple Care.

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After trying the possible solved iPhone activation error solutions steps displayed above then contact with apple support team.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: jaysukh.pharma@gmail.com [OR] admin@howtoisolve.com

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  1. Macbook Pro
    trying to start mojava
    started loading
    got about 1/10 way and it hung up
    waited and waited and still nothing
    shut machine down and restarted
    keeps telling me to press any key
    Dave Shaver

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