1. RNCCRN9706's Avatar
    Got the phone, but activation servers cannot be reached. Sigh...
    Same problem. Been trying for almost 2 hours now!!!
    DarlaMack likes this.
    09-16-2016 04:34 PM
  2. DarlaMack's Avatar
    Well I finally was able to reconnect to iTunes and it immediately asked to restore from my last back up or set up as new. I'm restoring it... but the phone still hasn't been activated.
    09-16-2016 05:18 PM
  3. alengman's Avatar
    Mine took forever to activate. I logged into my online account and completed the activate process there and my phone finally activated. It went through downloading the update but then after a reboot, I got the iTunes plug screen. After a couple of attempts to restore via iTunes, I was able to update the phone and get it working. I just can't restore from iCloud now. Never had this much trouble before and hoping it's server issues and not my iPhone.
    09-16-2016 05:33 PM
  4. DarlaMack's Avatar
    Mine took forever to activate. I logged into my online account and completed the activate process there and my phone finally activated. It went through downloading the update but then after a reboot, I got the iTunes plug screen. After a couple of attempts to restore via iTunes, I was able to update the phone and get it working. I just can't restore from iCloud now. Never had this much trouble before and hoping it's server issues and not my iPhone.
    Mine doesn't even show up on my device list on Verizon's site for me to activate it there.
    09-16-2016 05:47 PM
  5. BrayBreBai's Avatar
    Dang Apple dropped the ball with this one. I'm kinda glad I have to wait a little bit now
    09-16-2016 07:14 PM
  6. knotsure's Avatar
    No surprise here, my new iPhone 7 is here and I love all those 256gb of memory.

    I had a little bit of a problem activating as well. I chatted with Verizon rep on my MacBook and they were able to get me all taken care of. Good to go now.
    09-16-2016 07:36 PM
  7. DarlaMack's Avatar
    Well finally got the phone activated via Verizon chat support.
    knotsure and BrayBreBai like this.
    09-16-2016 07:39 PM
  8. jhamilton3's Avatar
    I did pay the taxes with my card - good call... and now that I'm looking, STILL hasn't been charged.

    Huge bummer..


    Seems 256GB in Jet Black or Matte Black (the one I preordered) is pretty much a unicorn from what I've read.

    Sucks.. I've tried to stay off of here as mine is still showing processing. Had hopes for today, now Wednesday and probably 9/23 as originally scheduled I guess.

    All because my alarm went off an hour late
    09-16-2016 08:17 PM
  9. jhamilton3's Avatar
    Guess waiting that couple hours does make a difference even thou it was all 9/23 dates .. still waiting to be charged lol
    I was only an hour (literally 4:00am) after it launched (thanks to faulty alarm) and mine is still showing processing
    09-16-2016 08:19 PM
  10. matt8823's Avatar
    Better to be fighting the activation server than sitting around waiting on FedEx who never showed up.
    09-17-2016 08:25 AM
  11. mikewhooo's Avatar
    I was only an hour (literally 4:00am) after it launched (thanks to faulty alarm) and mine is still showing processing
    I ordered my 256gb Matte Black 3:35 Am and originally had a date of 9-27 My card was charged on Thursday and it shipped last night from china and will be here on tuesday.
    MasterDarque likes this.
    09-17-2016 09:55 AM
  12. mitc5502's Avatar
    Gives me hope, as my ship date has been 9/28 since ordering, but no updates since then.
    09-17-2016 10:24 AM
  13. sx4dude2013's Avatar
    Just got an email saying my order had been shipped for my trade in as well. My prepaid box should arrive this week for my $400 credit
    09-17-2016 10:42 AM
  14. jhamilton3's Avatar
    From Apple or which carrier?

    Verizon still processing mine..
    09-17-2016 12:10 PM
  15. Rmorton0573's Avatar
    Had a ship date of 9/28 for my Jet Black 7 Plus 256GB. Ordered from Verizon on 9/9 at 3:05 AM EST. it shipped today and will be here Tuesday
    09-17-2016 12:14 PM
  16. Quis89's Avatar
    I was only an hour (literally 4:00am) after it launched (thanks to faulty alarm) and mine is still showing processing
    Well damn. Then I've got no chance of seeing mine this month. Guess I'll rest that hope. October 5th it is lol.
    09-17-2016 02:50 PM
  17. mach1man's Avatar
    I just received a text this morning that they have received my order and I'll get another text when it ships
    09-18-2016 11:51 AM
  18. rdmartin1's Avatar
    Hopefully I get that soon. I don't want to wait until Friday
    09-18-2016 11:58 AM
  19. zachpenguin's Avatar
    Looks like I'll be waiting until Friday. Saw today that Verizon Pre-authed the charge to my card for the 21st. Not complaining, its just weird to not have the phone on launch day. I have had it on launch every year since Verizon got the 4. Can't hardly wait.
    09-18-2016 12:58 PM
  20. rdmartin1's Avatar
    I don't even have that yet. Hopefully I still get it by Friday.
    09-18-2016 03:36 PM
  21. carrickfergus's Avatar
    My wife's black iPhone 7 was slated for September 23, but I got a notification on Saturday that it was shipped FedEx and will be delivered Tuesday!
    zachpenguin likes this.
    09-18-2016 03:38 PM
  22. jpgti's Avatar
    Same here, my wife's 7 that was slated for a September 28th delivery is arriving early on Tuesday. I had trouble activating my 7 plus too, I activated it through the Verizon website and the apple activation went right through.
    carrickfergus likes this.
    09-18-2016 08:23 PM
  23. mach1man's Avatar
    Just got my tracking number today
    09-19-2016 12:40 PM
  24. rdmartin1's Avatar
    Just got my tracking number today
    What model did you order? What time?
    09-19-2016 01:03 PM
  25. zachpenguin's Avatar
    Just got mine moments ago. Now if lifeproof would come out with their cases already.
    mach1man likes this.
    09-19-2016 01:04 PM
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