1. Danegre's Avatar
    So I have a quick question. Either tonight or tomorrow I am going to go to the local apple store and pick up my iphone 5. I don't want them to activate it in the store. I just want to open it up, make sure it has no scratches or anything. I'd rather take it home, turn it on, activate it, throw a display protector on it and case and then set it up.

    Is this possible? Or do they need to activate it?

    Also can I do it through itunes?

    I am setting it up as a new device as well, not restoring from backup from what I have on my iphone 4.
    02-27-2013 10:59 AM
  2. Jeremy's Avatar
    You can do that. Just let them know before hand what you plan on doing. You do not need iTunes to activate it either.
    02-27-2013 11:00 AM
  3. Danegre's Avatar
    Awesome thanks! Verizon told me it was not possible if I went to their store. Ha.
    02-27-2013 11:12 AM
  4. Raptor007's Avatar
    Well Verizon is very hands on and they do take control of the phone during the setup process which has always bothered me, I hate it when they pull off the screen protection film, I mean leave it on so I can do it when I get home and put my own stuff on it. I don't need greasy fingers on my phone.
    03-01-2013 10:36 PM

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