Try another means of reaching the activation server and attempt to activate. Skip to the asterisks for the solution. Faced with activation error on your iPhone X? Try connecting your iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. Try connecting to iTunes or try again in a few minutes. Now, phone will not activate! Apple server may down due to millions of users activating their iPhone at the same time. When locked, it shows me my wallpaper. Feel free to contact me anytime: achowdhry gmail.
If you have other solutions to fix it, please share it the Comment Section. I have never even thought about hacking my phone. That option was not available to me, so without success, I attempted the following. I hope this story makes it to someone important at apple, and I hope none of you had to or have to spend hundreds to replace a functioning device. C onnect your iPad to your computer and backup your data locally or through iCloud.
However I found a neat little way of doing this. They gave me the following options. If you never manually installed the official release, this can happen. The iPhone is not recognized and cannot be activated for service. Worst case, if it were a damaged cellular card, it should as a minimum continue working as a wifi iPod. Use iTunes to restore your phone. Try connection your iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes.
So, you need to get a sim card from the carrier the phone was originally locked to, or get it officially unlocked, if you want to activate it. If you do not have access to Wi-Fi, connect your iPad to your computer and use iTunes to attempt the activation. The issue could well be a duty to heavy congestion with millions of devices being activated at once. Holding the two buttons together until after the apple logo has shown, continue to hold until a connect to itunes logo has appeared, connect the iphone to itunes and then a message will appear, i had to choose the resstore option to get it to work. Now, restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod with iTunes. Not the answer you're looking for? Note: I never jail-broke my phone, opened it, I was not using it when this occurred I believe my problem is the same as yours, and that the airplane mode was unrelated. Would not let me restore because I couldn't activate.
If it is set to manual, make sure you flick the switch to make it automatic. Selecting the new iPad option will format your iPad so it is like new and restoring it will retrieve your data again. They decided to crack down on this. I had been unable to activate my iPhone after doing a restore. Check Your Network Connection If your network is blocking gs.
There is nothing wrong with Apple's activation servers. P ress down the Home and Power button of the iPad at the same time and then release just the Power button after the device restarts. Sponsored Links Turn off your iPhone and then connect to your computer. Now what, wait for the developer site to come back. Without a home button the process is a little different. .
It took ages and the phone kept going back to the beginning and the minutes kept going up! Your last bullet point is accurate It is a hardware fault, as our nearest Apple Store is a two hour drive, and their answer will be an enourmous fee to replace the device. Some people say to keep retrying as Apple's servers are currently being hammered with requests. I plugged my phone in. I activate many apple products on a daily basis, in fact I activated an ipad shortly before and an iPhone 6 shortly after. Switch off the iphone 3.
I've been on hold with Apple support for the past 2 hours. Get to the home screen as fast as possible so ignore any apple sign in requests. You should wait for a few minutes before trying again. Many proud new owners of the latest iPhone are reporting issues with the activation of the device. I tried that with 2 different macs both with latest itunes version and the same issue.
This can be an issue if you don't have access to a wireless Internet connection. I'm also seeing sporadic reports from some users claiming that apps are missing following the update. I have the same problem as this and I'm registered as a developer. The carrier you are on don't allowed you to unlock that iPhone. I was running beta 1 and got locked out yesterday. Firstly, put your iPhone into recovery mode. Open iTunes and then switch your iPhone on.
If you are getting a message saying your iCloud Find my iPhone is turned on and can't get in your phone, go to iCloud. Keep your phone plugged into iTunes. My iphone 5s is working in great condition now. Now to fix everyone elses without them getting pissed lol. I refused to accept that my iPhone was now a paper weight. Your request couldn't be processed error. They don't activate via itunes, on the phone, with genuine cables, on pc or mac and on an alternative internet connection.