1. iMore Question's Avatar
    hi I wonder if you can help me . I bought this iphone 4 from his owner and cant activate it , I check the imei # its good ....the reason I cant activated its because the iphone still in his apple account what cant I do ? I cant reach him
    10-27-2013 01:38 PM
  2. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'm assuming the owner loaded the latest version of iOS which is iOS7. If a phone is wiped on iOS 7 you cannot get past activation without the previous owner give the go ahead by entering their Apple ID. I find your case odd, though. If you were to wipe data off your phone before selling it then the device already asks to enter your Apple ID credentials in order for the activation process after wiping to not even ask for it again for activation.
    10-27-2013 01:52 PM
  3. nyry's Avatar
    You could alwautry wiping the phone and restoring it, but that woul only work if it was iOS6 or earlier I believe.
    10-27-2013 07:02 PM

Similar Threads

  1. iPhone 5 battery indicator erratic
    By moloes in forum iPhone 5
    Replies: 53
    Last Post: 04-22-2016, 03:59 PM
  2. iPhone to monitor
    By Chrisy in forum iPhone 5s
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-29-2013, 08:26 PM
  3. iPhone 5 BADLY cracked screen
    By VZWiP4 in forum iPhone 5
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-28-2013, 12:16 PM
  4. iOS7 upgrade has "broken" Gmail on iPhone 4S & iPad2
    By iMore Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-27-2013, 07:04 PM
  5. iPhone calls
    By iMore Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-27-2013, 11:39 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD