iPhones are great device to use by everyone that likes it. No doubt about the security of this apple device. iPhones was developed with the uttermost security, one of which without SIM card, you will not be able to use this device. Unlike other phone like android which you can activate and use to some extent without SIM. On the other hand iPhone is not like that, but don’t need to worry as this tutorial will lead you through the whole process to activate iphone without SIM card.
Though, ordinarily, the activation of an iPhone requires the use of a valid SIM card. So if you are facing problem activating iPhone without SIM Card?
There are different ways of activating an iPhone without using a SIM or a Wi-Fi connection, and we cover them all in this write up. Not all methods are guaranteed to work for you, so be ready to try a couple of them.
How To Activate iphone Without SIM Card
Activate iPhone Without SIM Card
Step 1 ====> Turn on your iPhone by holding the power button till display turns on, you will see NO SIM CARD INSTALLED
Step 2 ====> From here tap Home button when the iPhone on
Step 3 ====> Option to make emergency call will display
Step 4 ====> Dial number like 191 to make call
Step 5 ====> Hang up immediately with the red button
If you could use the power button with appropriate tricks, the home screen will show up instead of a stuck up white screen.
Activate Iphone Without SIM Card But Using Someone Else SIM
This method demand someone else SIM, use it to activate iPhone and then return it and keep enjoying your iPhone. You will be wondering what this is. This is the way out:
First of all, this is the list of the require materials:
- Someone to borrow you his SIM
- A removing tool
- Access to a WI FI network
Here is how to activate your iPhone
Step 1 ====> Remove the SIM from the other iPhone (borrowed sim)
Step 2 ====> Fixed it in your iPhone
Step 3 ====> Follow the usual set-up options, including logging on to your WI FI network
Step 4 ====> Wait for iPhone activation to take place
Step 5 ====> Remove the SIM and hand it back to your friend
Steps 6 ====> You have activate iPhone without SIM card of yours, you will not be able to make phone calls.
Activate iPhone Without SIM Card But Using iTunes
Aside the two methods above, another method to activate iphone without SIM card is using iTunes application.
Requirement for this process
- Un-activated iPhone
- iPhone USB cable
Below are the steps you need to follow and do activate iPhone without SIM Card.
Step 1 ====> First action here is download and install the latest version of iTunes from Apple on PC.
Step 2 ====> Using iPhone compatible USB data cable to connect your non-activated iPhone to PC for activation.
Step 3 ====> Finally, run the iTunes program on PC and follow the instructions which show up on the screen to activate your iPhone.