I went through the steps to erase the iphone content settings. It was about 2 hours ago... when can I open the iphone and put in my apple ID? I keep getting the no service sign and the iTunes icon and the plug in symbol. The slider says something about sliding for emergencies.
That symbol is telling you to connect the iPhone to itunes on your computer. That process will activate your iPhone and you will then be able to use it. Until then, your iPhone is only good for emergency calls.
Hope this helps.
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