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    Default iOS won't activate

    I installed as new, now I can't activate...so no phone great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by allensize04 View Post
    I installed as new, now I can't activate...so no phone great.
    I guess the activation servers are now busy too...


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    Quote Originally Posted by allensize04 View Post
    I installed as new, now I can't activate...so no phone great.
    1. Be patient.
    2. Keep trying.
    3. Go to 1.
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    I am so far...hahaha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    1. Be patient.
    2. Keep trying.
    3. Go to 1.
    Been doing that for the last 45 minutes. Sucks because I need to go to the gym to work out tonight but I'm on call and unless I can activate my phone I can't go
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    Quote Originally Posted by smccloud View Post
    Been doing that for the last 45 minutes. Sucks because I need to go to the gym to work out tonight but I'm on call and unless I can activate my phone I can't go
    It happens with every iOS upgrade... the entire Apple-centric universe is trying to download/install/activate... it just takes time to work through the volume.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    It happens with every iOS upgrade... the entire Apple-centric universe is trying to download/install/activate... it just takes time to work through the volume.
    Yes, but with my luck I will get a call during my drive home. Which will suck.....
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    Not helpful but I consider phones to important to mess with on day one. I'm definitely not gonna try it this week. That's why it's nice to have to iPad so I can screw with it right away. I can live without the iPad for awhile if need be. The phone...uh-uh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edd View Post
    Not helpful but I consider phones to important to mess with on day one. I'm definitely not gonna try it this week. That's why it's nice to have to iPad so I can screw with it right away. I can live without the iPad for awhile if need be. The phone...uh-uh.
    Yeah, if I was smart I would have done that. But I am a developer so why would I want to wait. Plus the wife wants iOS 7 and I need to be able to answer her questions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smccloud View Post
    Yeah, if I was smart I would have done that. But I am a developer so why would I want to wait. Plus the wife wants iOS 7 and I need to be able to answer her questions.
    I hear you. I’m in the same boat, except that I work from home. No drive time... and I can manually monitor the paging queue from my laptop, so even if the phone is out of commission, I’m ok.

    And I get the double-edged conundrum - "I shouldn’t because I’m on call" vs "I'm a geek and I have to".
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    Default Re: iOS won't activate

    Mine downloaded the file and wouldnt activate. It stayed on version 6 until I finally got through. It was another 15 minutes after that to install and reboot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    I hear you. I’m in the same boat, except that I work from home. No drive time... and I can manually monitor the paging queue from my laptop, so even if the phone is out of commission, I’m ok.

    And I get the double-edged conundrum - "I shouldn’t because I’m on call" vs "I'm a geek and I have to".
    Yeah. I mean I have my VoIP PBX at home. But shockingly my phone finally activated so I can go workout. Just can't download any apps, and I have none that I normally use.

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