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Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPhone SE

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Activate your phone

You need to activate your phone before using it for the first time and after a factory reset. Before you can activate your phone, you need to insert your SIM into your phone.

Step 1 of 18

If your SIM is locked, press Unlock.

Step 2 of 18

Key in your PIN and press OK.

Step 3 of 18

Press the Home key.

Step 4 of 18

Press the required language.

Step 5 of 18

Press the required country or area.

Step 6 of 18

Press the required Wi-Fi network.

Step 7 of 18

Key in the password for the Wi-Fi network and press Join.

Step 8 of 18

Press Enable Location Services to turn on the function.

Step 9 of 18

Press Disable Location Services to turn off the function.

Step 10 of 18

If you turn off the function, press OK.

Step 11 of 18

Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on use of Touch ID or press Set Up Touch ID Later.

Step 12 of 18

If you turn off the function, press Continue.

Step 13 of 18

Press Restore from iCloud Backup.

If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Step 14 of 18

Press the field next to "Apple ID" and key in the username for your Apple ID.

If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Step 15 of 18

Press the field next to "Password" and key in the password for your Apple ID.

If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Step 16 of 18

Press Next.

If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Step 17 of 18

Press Agree.

If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Step 18 of 18

Press the required backup and your phone restores the contents of the selected backup. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the activation.

If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.

1. 1. Enter your PIN

If your SIM is locked, press Unlock.
Key in your PIN and press OK.
Press the Home key.

2. 2. Select general settings

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

3. 3. Select Wi-Fi network

Press the required Wi-Fi network.
Key in the password for the Wi-Fi network and press Join.

4. 4. Turn use of GPS position on or off

Press Enable Location Services to turn on the function.
Press Disable Location Services to turn off the function.
If you turn off the function, press OK.

5. 5. Turn use of Touch ID on or off

Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on use of Touch ID or press Set Up Touch ID Later.
If you turn off the function, press Continue.

6. 6. Restore iCloud backup

Press Restore from iCloud Backup.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Press the field next to "Apple ID" and key in the username for your Apple ID.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Press the field next to "Password" and key in the password for your Apple ID.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Press Next.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Press Agree.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.
Press the required backup and your phone restores the contents of the selected backup. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the activation.
If you don't have a backup, you need to set up your phone as a new iPhone. If you have an iTunes backup, you need to connect your phone to your computer and follow the instructions on the screen to restore your backup.

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