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    Default How to activate iPhone 5s

    This might be a stupid question by havent had a new phone since the 4s. Is all you do to activate my 5s "slide to unlock" & follow the instructions? LOL
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Yeah. It'll take you through the process of connecting the phone with your Apple ID and all that.
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    did you buy this brand new?
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Quote Originally Posted by John Yester View Post
    did you buy this brand new?
    yes, from AT&T
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Did you have a back up prepared on your 4S via iCloud?
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    yes, from AT&T
    When I purchased my iP5s from AT&T, I was given a activation sheet to follow.
    if I remember right, logging into your AT&T account was a activation link with the same instructions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SeanHRCC View Post
    Did you have a back up prepared on your 4S via iCloud?
    yes
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    When I activate my 5s, I can't use my 4s until I get a case I want, when I get a day off work?
    Last edited by Chris Cook5; 10-03-2013 at 11:18 AM.
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    bump
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    When I activate my 5s, I can't use my 4s until I get a case I want, when I get a day off work?
    ??


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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    I meant, when I activate my 5s, I can't use my 4s? I don't have a case for my 5s yet, so I don't want to drop it & it break.Lol
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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Unless they are both on contract to activate per line....

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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    I meant, when I activate my 5s, I can't use my 4s? I don't have a case for my 5s yet, so I don't want to drop it & it break.Lol
    That's better. Lol. Yes, once you activate the 5s the 4s will be deactivated. If you have Verizon you can dial *228 then option 1 and follow the prompts to reactivate the 4s. If the 5s is not active yet just wait until you have your case.


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    Default Re: How to activate iPhone 5s

    at&t should explain things better to customers
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