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Apple iPhone 3GS

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How to

Start using my mobile phone

When you start using your mobile phone, there's a few things you need to do first. Follow these easy instructions to start using your mobile phone.


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1. Insert your SIM

Insert the opener for the SIM holder into the small hole in the SIM holder at the top of your mobile phone.
Please note: your mobile phone only supports micro SIMs.
The opener is attached to the cover containing the papers that come with your mobile phone.
Remove the SIM holder from your mobile phone.
Please note: your mobile phone only supports micro SIMs.
The opener is attached to the cover containing the papers that come with your mobile phone.
Turn your SIM so the angled corner of your SIM is aligned with the angled corner of the SIM holder.
Place your SIM in the SIM holder.
Please note: your mobile phone only supports micro SIMs.
The opener is attached to the cover containing the papers that come with your mobile phone.
Insert the SIM holder in your mobile phone.
Please note: your mobile phone only supports micro SIMs.
The opener is attached to the cover containing the papers that come with your mobile phone.

2. Turn on your mobile phone

Tap and hold On/Off until your mobile phone is turned on.
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. If your SIM isn't accepted or an error message is displayed, it may be a faulty SIM or a faulty SIM reader. Your mobile phone can also be locked to another service provider. Contact this service provider for further information.
If required, tap Unlock.
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. If your SIM isn't accepted or an error message is displayed, it may be a faulty SIM or a faulty SIM reader. Your mobile phone can also be locked to another service provider. Contact this service provider for further information.
If required, key in your PIN and tap OK.
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. If your SIM isn't accepted or an error message is displayed, it may be a faulty SIM or a faulty SIM reader. Your mobile phone can also be locked to another service provider. Contact this service provider for further information.

3. Install iTunes

Go to www.itunes.com and download iTunes on your computer.
Follow the instructions on the screen to install iTunes.
During the installation you need to select settings for the program. The settings can be changed again later.
Finish the installation.
Apple iPhone 3GS

4. Activate mobile phone

Start iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your mobile phone and to the computer's USB port.
Wait a moment while the mobile phone drivers are installed on your computer.
iTunes recognises your mobile phone and the activation of your mobile phone begins.
You need to accept the terms and conditions.
Log on to your iTunes account. If you don't have an iTunes account, you can set one up now.
When you're logged on, your mobile phone is activated and then restarted automatically.
Key in a name for your mobile phone in iTunes and select synchronisation settings for contacts, calendar and emails, etc. The settings can be changed again later.
Your mobile phone synchronises with your computer and is then ready for use.
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