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How long for activation?


How long for activation?

How long does it take for the activation to occur on the iphone?

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Re: How long for activation?

That depends.  It took my daughter just a few minutes.  I waited for two hours after I attempted activation with AT&T, with no luck.  I called again and it took about two minutes-the CR who helped me said that activation should take about ten minutes.  My old phone deactivated that quickly but my new iPhone 4 still did not work.  I'd wait about half an hour and call AT&T again if it does not activate within that time.  With other phones I have waited an hour or more.  I thought ten minutes is not much time and overly optimistic-but that was all it took for my daughter.  So give it the half hour or so.

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Re: How long for activation?

Took me only a couple of minutes. I've heard that if it takes a while, turning the phone off and back on may force it to activate.
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Re: How long for activation?

i just called 611 and there should be an automatic voice that will guide you through it


if not just speak to a CSR and let them help

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ACE - Master

Re: How long for activation?

I picked up my iPhone4 at my local Apple Store tonight and it activated in just a few seconds (much less than a minute) there when the clerk connected it to a Mac.

Jerry B.


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