I do not work for Sprint and my suggestions and or opinions are my own. If this is the number you intended to activate, you're all set. Once restored, try activating the iPhone again. If you have any more questions, put them in the comments and I'll try to answer them as soon as possible. I tell you this to say that if the following solutions don't activate your iMessage, the problem and solution is likely in the hands of your cellular carrier. All of the troubleshooting you just did may not make iMessages work immediately, but it might be able to kick in sometime during that 24 hour period. The only thing you can do right now is wait.
If after 24 hours you are still not able to get iMessages working because of an activation error, contact your cellular carrier service. Read about to familiarize yourself with your new iPhone. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below. Do this in Settings by selecting General and Software Update. When I received the phone. It may seem like a strange solution, but it has been one of the most successful ways to get iMessage or FaceTime working. Now, restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod with iTunes.
Activation of the iPhone includes a lot of steps. Your request couldn't be processed error. Then, you have to drag the slider to turn your iPhone X completely off. How to Activate and Set up New iPhone — Part 2 8. Marking a reply as helpful or correct helps others with like issues when they try to search the site for assistance.
As the device is not activated yet reset can only be done in recovery mode. Try connecting you iPhone to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. This process may take 2-3 minutes. Although this happens less frequently as most people activate directly on their iPhone, you might be able to fix the issue. True Tone adjusts your display based on the ambient light for consistency and for softer light at night. If not, please tap Set Up Manually to continue.
Choose Enable Location Services or not. Or you can just skip this step, and you can make it later in Settings app any time. But still no joy on the phone itself. As another person posted, they had me shut down hold the large button right side, then swipe to shut down and restart hold large button right side. .
It is really annoying keeping a brand new iPhone X on hand and not able to use it. Or if you're using a cellular data connection, try connecting to a reliable Wi-Fi network instead. Remember, this is just a waiting process. As I said, it rarely happens to the new iPhone X. Turn it off and reboot — which triggers iTunes to open. Things will start to clear up soon and you'll be able to activate your new iPhone.
Sponsored Links Turn off your iPhone and then connect to your computer. This process may take 2-3 minutes. Many, if not all having this issue. Steps to fix iPhone X not activating problem Fixing the issue with iPhone X not activating is really easy. Until then, read up on some of our to familiarize yourself with its new features. It can help you transfer data to your new iPhone, and also can help you manage your new iPhone content easily.
Now you may consider to restore your iPhone using recovery mode. You are not alone to have encountered this annoying issue. Unlock Activation Lock If you are asked to enter passcode when you try to activate iPhone X, the activation lock may be enabled by former user in Find My iPhone to protect data in case of stolen It may happen to some second-hand iPhone. From MacRumors reader : I called Apple. Firstly, put your iPhone into recovery mode.
Internet issue or iPhone X itself Your activation process cannot be complete because poor Internet connection or iPhone X itself. But how long is too long? If this is the case there is no other solution but to wait. After the iPhone X is off, press and hold the side button again until you see the Apple logo. The below given are things you can try to fix the issue. They confirmed their servers are slammed but gave me the automated activation phone number.