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eye.surgeon

macrumors 6502
Original poster
Jul 12, 2007
409
28
California
Wife and I just got new 5s, after setting up/restoring through itunes the new phone still aren't activated on the cellular network after an hour. Is it because lots of people are doing this tonight, or do I have to call AT&T, or what?
 

aapplephone

macrumors member
Sep 14, 2012
64
2
Wife and I just got new 5s, after setting up/restoring through itunes the new phone still aren't activated on the cellular network after an hour. Is it because lots of people are doing this tonight, or do I have to call AT&T, or what?

I activated my phone 1/2 hour back. it took 2 mins. did you order phone from apple or att? I placed my order from att online.
 

yanki01

macrumors 68040
Feb 28, 2009
3,599
1,716
they say it takes a while but mine always get activated right away. did you try removing the sim and putting it back in?
 

stlredbird

macrumors 6502a
Feb 24, 2009
523
402
I had cellular service right away but for some reason didn't have a data connection. So I powered off my phone and back on and boom it was there.
 

Carlanga

macrumors 604
Nov 5, 2009
7,131
1,406
I had to call since website didn't activate mine; spent 35 minutes w the activation guy for him to fix it.
 
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