Apple iPhone 6 Plus (iOS 8)

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

iOS 11.0 iOS 10.1
iOS8
If you don’t know your device’s software version, you can check it by selecting Settings > General > About.

How to guides

Activate phone

You need to activate your phone before using it for the first time and after a factory reset. Remember, you need to insert your SIM and turn on your phone before using it for the first time.

Step 1 of 25

Enter PIN

Slide your finger right on the display.
Press Unlock.

If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked.
Step 2 of 25

Enter PIN

Key in your PIN and press OK.
If your phone rejects the SIM:
Contact the distributor or service provider where you bought your phone.

If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked.
Step 3 of 25

Select general settings

Press the required language.

Step 4 of 25

Select general settings

Press the required country or area.

Step 5 of 25

Select connection type

To activate your phone using Wi-Fi:
Press the required Wi-Fi network or Choose another network.
Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.

Step 6 of 25

Select connection type

To activate your phone using the mobile network:
Press Use Mobile Connection.

Step 7 of 25

Turn location services on or off

Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.

Step 8 of 25

Turn location services on or off

If you select Disable Location Services:

Step 9 of 25

Turn location services on or off

Press OK.

Step 10 of 25

Select option

If it's the first time you use an iPhone:
Press Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 5a.

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
Step 11 of 25

Select option

If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
Step 12 of 25

Select option

If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
Step 13 of 25

5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"

To activate your phone using an existing Apple ID:
Press Sign In with Your Apple ID.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Step 14 of 25

5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"

To activate your phone using a new Apple ID:
Press Create a Free Apple ID.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Step 15 of 25

5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"

To activate your phone without an Apple ID:
Press Skip This Step.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Step 16 of 25

5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"

Press Don't Use.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Step 17 of 25

5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.

Step 18 of 25

5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.

Step 19 of 25

5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Next.
Follow the instructions on the display to log on to iCloud.

Step 20 of 25

5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press the required backup.
Your phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.

Step 21 of 25

5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup" Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your phone and to your computer's USB port.

Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 22 of 25

5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup" Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Click Restore from this backup.

Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 23 of 25

5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup" Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Click the drop down list next to "Restore from this backup".

Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 24 of 25

5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup" Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Click the required backup.

Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 25 of 25

5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup" Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Click Continue.
Your phone restores the contents of the selected backup.

Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.

1. Enter PIN

Slide your finger right on the display.
Press Unlock.
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked.
Key in your PIN and press OK.
If your phone rejects the SIM:
Contact the distributor or service provider where you bought your phone.
If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your PIN will be blocked.

2. Select general settings

Press the required language.
Press the required country or area.

3. Select connection type

To activate your phone using Wi-Fi:
Press the required Wi-Fi network or Choose another network.
Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.
To activate your phone using the mobile network:
Press Use Mobile Connection.

4. Turn location services on or off

Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
If you select Disable Location Services:
Press OK.

5. Select option

If it's the first time you use an iPhone:
Press Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 5a.
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.

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

To activate your phone using an existing Apple ID:
Press Sign In with Your Apple ID.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your phone using a new Apple ID:
Press Create a Free Apple ID.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your phone without an Apple ID:
Press Skip This Step.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Press Don't Use.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

7. 5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
Press Next.
Follow the instructions on the display to log on to iCloud.
Press the required backup.
Your phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your phone.

8. 5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup" Start the program iTunes on your computer.

Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your phone and to your computer's USB port.
Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click Restore from this backup.
Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click the drop down list next to "Restore from this backup".
Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click the required backup.
Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.
Click Continue.
Your phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
Before you connect your phone and computer, you need to install iTunes on your computer.

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