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If your new phone is displaying "Waiting for activation," it means that the device needs to be activated before you can use it with your mobile carrier.
yes, I am asking how do I activate it???
Could you tell me please the name your mobile carrier?
To activate your phone with Verizon, you can follow these steps:
where is the sim card? I have the phone in an otterbox case which I can't seem to get off. I did try turning it off and turning it back on to no avail. I have an Iphone 12
On an iPhone 12, the SIM card tray is located on the left side of the device. To access the SIM card tray, you'll need to remove the Otterbox case.
not having any luck getting the case off still trying
I understand that removing the Otterbox case can sometimes be challenging. Here are a few tips to help you remove the Otterbox case from your iPhone 12:
I got the case off and took out the sims and put back in. it now says "waiting for activation-this could take some time" I remember going through this step before. My signal here at the house is wierd as I live in the shadow if a hill. The indicator says I have a strong signal though
If your iPhone is displaying the message "Waiting for activation - This could take some time" after reinserting the SIM card, it indicates that the activation process is in progress. Here are a few things you can try:
now I am activated. one more problem How do I get my texts to go through imessage not verison and also the face recognition was working but now is not
To ensure that your texts go through iMessage instead of Verizon's messaging service and troubleshoot the issue with Face ID, you can try the following steps:
it is working thanks for all your help!!
You're welcome, *****!
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