How to Activate iPhone without SIM Card

How to activate iPhone without SIM Card? It is a truth acknowledged that iPhone can't be used without plugging a SIM Card. Unlike other kinds of smartphone which allow users to launch apps and do other operations, iPhone users aren't able to use iPhone without SIM Card. However, it is possible to apply your iPhone device in spite of lacking SIM Card. How? Here are the detailed tutorials for you.

 

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Tutorial1 : How to Activate iPhone without SIM Card

 

Step 1. Turn on your iPhone device

 

Step 2. Press on the "Home" button

 

Step 3. Tap on "Emergency" and then dial 112 or 999 to make a call

 

Step 4. Hit on the "Power" button immediately to disconnect the call

 

Step 4. Tap "Cancel" when you a pop-up window and then you will see your iPhone is activated and ready to be used.

 

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Note: You should pay attention to cutting the emergency call in time since you don't need to really make the call.

 

Tutorial 2. How to Activate iPhone without SIM Card by Using iTunes

 

Step 1. Get the latest version of iTunes downloaded and installed

 

Step 2. Open your iTunes on PC or Mac

 

Step 3. Plug iPhone into the computer

 

Step 4. Select your iPhone device and then you will see the Activate screen in iTunes

 

Step 5. Enter your Apple ID and password

 

Step 6. Click on the "Continue" button

 

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Apart from SIM card lacking, your iPhone may disable to activate after your upgrade iOS to the latest version - iOS 11. Do you know how to fix this problem? If don't, you can take a few minutes to read the following contents. We will present several solutions for you to empower your iPhone again.

 

Assuming that you can't activate iPhone after iOS 11 update, please try the succeeding solutions.

 

Solution 1. Retry to Activate after Waiting

 

Apple's activation server may shut down because too many users waiting for activation. When you are prompted by the message saying "Cannot activate because activation server is temporarily not available". You can wait a while and then try to activate your iPhone once more.

 

Solution 2. Debug Your Wi-Fi Network Connection

 

There are two networks for you to choose: cellular and Wi-Fi. You are supposed to check the stability of the connecting Network. And we recommend to use Wi-Fi during the activating process.

 

Solution 3. Reset Your iPhone

 

You need to press and hold down the "Power" button and "Home" button. Release both buttons when the Apple logo appears.

 

Solution 4. Release the Activation Lock in iCloud

 

Turn off your device to make it offline > Go to iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID > Open Find My iPhone > Confirm your password > Select All Devices > Select the device that can't be activated > Choose Remove from Account > Turn on your iPhone and activate it again.

 

Above are all solutions on how to activate iPhone without SIM card and how to activate iPhone after iOS 11 upgrade. If you have different opinions, please share them in the comment areas.

                                                                                                             

 


 

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