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Apple iPhone Xs Max

Apple iPhone Xs Max

iOS 12.0

How to guides

Activate 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 14

Press the Side button.

Step 2 of 14

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen.

Step 3 of 14

If your SIM is locked, key in your PIN and press OK.

Step 4 of 14

Press the required language.

Step 5 of 14

Press the required country or area.

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Follow the instructions on the screen to transfer content from another iOS 11 device or press Set Up Manually.

Step 7 of 14

Press the required Wi-Fi network.

Step 8 of 14

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

Step 9 of 14

Press Continue.

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

Step 11 of 14

Press Passcode Options.

Step 12 of 14

Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on use of phone lock code or press Don't Use Passcode.

Step 13 of 14

If you turn off the function, press Don't Use Passcode.

Step 14 of 14

Press Set Up as New iPhone and follow the instructions on the screen to finish the activation.

1. 1. Enter your PIN

Press the Side button.
Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen.
If your SIM is locked, key in your PIN and press OK.

2. 2. Select general settings

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

3. 3. Select setup method

Follow the instructions on the screen to transfer content from another iOS 11 device or press Set Up Manually.

4. 4. Select Wi-Fi network

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

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

Press Continue.
Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on use of Face ID or press Set Up Later in Settings.

6. 6. Turn use of phone lock code on or off

Press Passcode Options.
Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on use of phone lock code or press Don't Use Passcode.
If you turn off the function, press Don't Use Passcode.

7. 7. Set up your phone as a new iPhone

Press Set Up as New iPhone and follow the instructions on the screen to finish the activation.

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