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Apple iPhone 5

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Activating my mobile phone

If you've restored your mobile phone, you need to reactivate it. Once done, you can use your mobile phone again.


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1. Turn on your mobile phone

Tap and hold On/Off until your mobile phone is turned on.
Drag the arrow right.
Tap Unlock.
Key in your PIN and tap OK.

2. Select general settings

To change language:
Tap the required language.
Tap arrow right.
To change country or area:
Tap Show More....
Tap the required country or area.
Tap Next.

3. Select connection type

To activate your mobile phone using Wi-Fi:
Tap the required Wi-Fi network or Other....
Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.
Tap Next.
To activate your mobile phone using the mobile network:
Tap Use Cellular Connection.

4. Turn location services on or off

Tap Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
Tap Next.
If you select Disable Location Services:
Tap OK.

5. Select option

If this is the first time you use an iPhone:
Tap Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 5a.
Remember, you need to back up the phone memory of your previous iPhone using iCloud or iTunes before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup. See how to back up the phone memory.
If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
Tap Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.
Remember, you need to back up the phone memory of your previous iPhone using iCloud or iTunes before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup. See how to back up the phone memory.
If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
Tap Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.
Remember, you need to back up the phone memory of your previous iPhone using iCloud or iTunes before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup. See how to back up the phone memory.

6. 5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"

Tap Next.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your mobile phone using an existing Apple ID:
Tap Sign In with an Apple ID.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your mobile phone using a new Apple ID:
Tap Create a Free Apple ID.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID:
Tap Skip This Step.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Tap Skip.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

7. 5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Tap Next.
Tap Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
Tap Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
Tap Next.
Tap Agree.
Tap Agree to confirm.
Tap the required backup.
Tap Restore.
Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.

8. 5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Tap Next.
Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the website to download iTunes.
Download and install iTunes on your computer.
Start the program 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.
Click Restore from the backup of.
Click the drop down list next to Restore from the backup of.
Click the required backup.
Click Continue.
Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
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