1. jianrong's Avatar
    After unboxing and inserting sim and activation.

    Could i just setup as new without restoring at all since it new from box.

    Or would it be better to do a restore to latest ios and then start setting and syncing?
    10-05-2016 08:47 AM
  2. MCube74's Avatar
    I got my iPhone 7 Plus 256gb jet black from the local Carrier so they set up the phone for me without putting my details so I let them do it so as to test my phone. I then came home and restored my phone to factory settings and also updated to the latest firmware. It is up to you really.
    10-05-2016 09:04 AM
  3. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Yes, you can set up as new if you'd like. You won't have any data from your previous device but a clean install isn't a bad thing. A lot of folks do that when they get new devices. I used to, but now I'm just lazy, so I usually restore and see what comes of it. If I have issues after the restore, I wipe and set up as new.
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    10-05-2016 10:01 AM
  4. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Another idea, backup your original phone to iTunes, using the encrypted method. Once done, restore to your new device.
    You'll notice that this method merely takes minutes!!! Non-encrypted takes a while, at least an hour (depending on data).
    10-05-2016 12:07 PM

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