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by Lydia on Nov. 08, 2017 | NO COMMENT

How to Fix Your iPhone X Could Not Be Activated Issue

Your iPhone X could not be activated these days? What can you do to fix the “could not activate iPhone” error on iPhone X? Read to get some quick and basic tricks.

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There seems to be a growing number of AT&T and Verizon users experiencing the “could not activate iPhone” error on iPhone X since its release. Although the issue has been fixed, to know some quick and basic tricks to the “can’t activate iPhone X” problem is necessary.

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Quick Tips to Fix “Could Not Activate iPhone” Error

Tip 1. Wait for a couple minutes and then reactivate your iPhone X.

Tip 2. Remove SIM and reinsert it.

Tip 3. Check your Wi-Fi network and try connecting iPhone to a reliable Wi-Fi connection.

Tip 4. Restart your iPhone X.

Press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears. Drag the slider to turn off your iPhone X. And then press and hold the Side button again until the Apple logo.

Tip 5. Activate your iPhone X through iTunes.

Firstly, launch iTunes on your computer and plug in iPhone X. Then wait for the iTunes to detect and activate your iPhone X. If you see “Set up as New” or “Restore from Backup”, your iPhone has been successfully activated.

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Lydia Member of @PrimoSync team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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