1. leahg725's Avatar
    I bought the iPhone 5 using my boyfriends upgrade and I am going to need to activate it using my phone number. Does anyone know exactly how to do this so when I get the phone in the mail I can actually use it?
    09-26-2012 03:18 PM
  2. Peligro911's Avatar
    Don't turn it on and call customer service tell them what you want to do if they do it correctly you can avoid having to get a new sim .... Also refer to the other thread about keeping unlimted data it covers what you need also
    leahg725 likes this.
    09-26-2012 03:50 PM
  3. dream weave's Avatar
    If you do activate and turn it on, you would have to wait 24 hrs or get a new sim. I ran into the same issue.
    10-03-2012 08:50 AM
  4. MRSBROWN2006's Avatar
    Same here. But I only had to wait twelve hours to activate on my number. If your carrier is vzw, they can do it in twelve hrs instead.
    10-03-2012 08:58 AM

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