Put the iphone into freezer for 1. If not, consider backing up your device after checking a couple networks and reinstalling. Many proud new owners of the latest iPhone are reporting issues with the activation of the device. Well, if you are facing activation server is temporarily unavailable, then here are some fixes for you to try out. Hacking includes using some questionable apps such as recboot, reiboot, Tinyumbrella, redsn0w, etc. Click Carrier will be a green phone 4.
This fundamental difference in audience is why we support two communities, and. Agreed, I repair phones for a living and I have come across this about 4 times, and i have no doubt that it is a hardware issue. If that doesn't work, 2. If you have other solutions to fix it, please share it the Comment Section. I have done some research after experiencing the same issue iPhone 4 , however there has been mixed reviews. However I found a neat little way of doing this. I tried this and it worked.
What should I do to activate my iPhone? You can or need to. But I am having this same issue and every one that posts this question gets responses that all say its about hacked phones. We're Sorry, Activation Server Temporarily Unavailable, contact Customer Care. The most recent one was a 5c that had the no service bug, which usually is a result of a chip on the logic board, it was failing a restore with error -1. How to completely factory reset iPhone without even the password? Try another means of reaching the activation server and attempt to activate. There was an error in the iTunes store. Is there a solution to it? Tried also the software update with iTunes but it showed error message, something about servers not being available.
Without a home button the process is a little different. If you receive an alert message when you attempt to activate your iPhone, try to place the iPhone in recovery mode and perform a restore. This has worked for me. If you manually deleted files before, they might still be recoverable. This is the most effective iPhone activation server hack. Like Ru5ty says, all the want is for you to pay hundreds of pounds more for a completely unecessary new phone.
Events Event submissions must be a comment in the weekly stickied megathread, or will be removed. Wipe the moisture of iphone again and try. In our experience, iPhones that have been jailbroken or tampered with in other ways usually have the activation problems. Wipe the moisture of iphone and wait half an hour 5. If you never manually installed the official release, this can happen.
Switch off the iphone 3. It also did not activate with iTunes when I got home. Tap on cancel on the pop-up window. It took a few days to get an appointment at Apple. If I did muck it up by hacking it, why would I then turn to Apple forums for help? Even Apple concurs that this issue is peculiar to older devices.
I hope this story makes it to someone important at apple, and I hope none of you had to or have to spend hundreds to replace a functioning device. Take it to an Apple store for diagnosis. I can not even seem to find a way to restore my previous 9. When locked, it shows me my wallpaper. Try this: Restart the iPhone.
From the statistics we have, it seems this issue is affecting older models of the iPhones — iPhone 5S or earlier. I put my phone on airplane mode for this reason. Nothing worked--until I tried this suggestion. Well, i had this problem for about two weeks and my head was going crazy so i google for the solution and noting works but i found a this guy and he said he can fix it, this guy was my last chance so i took his email and contact him, he told me about the problem and ask my for some info and the payment, i sent all what he asked and about 8 hours later i can activate my iPhone with any sim, if you want the contact you can contact me to i. As normal I did the setup, but then when the activation page came it loaded for a while and then the message 'iphone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached' comes up. I don't know how Ru5ty came up with the idea to carry out the steps he did. Now, phone will not activate! Okay everyone, this is what it is.
Try connection your iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. Turn off your device to make it offline. They can look it up if you don't know. Try connecting to iTunes or try again in a few minutes. If it is, then the issue is with your Wi-Fi connection.
Luckily, We didn't lose anything as we backed up via iTunes. That option was not available to me, so without success, I attempted the following. International Business Times reached out to Apple about the activation problems but had not received a response by the time this article was published. Do this while connected to iTunes. Lastly, you can do as Apple recommends in the error message and connect the phone to iTunes. This happens when the Apple systems are overloaded. If this probelm persists, contact Apple Support at apple.