How To Activate a New Verizon iPhone

How To Activate a New Verizon iPhone

What is iPhone?

The iPhone is a smartphone made by Apple that combines a computer, iPod, digital camera and cellular phone into one device with a touchscreen interface. The iPhone runs the iOS operating system, and in 2021 when the iPhone 13 was introduced, it offered up to 1 TB of storage and a 12-megapixel camera.

How To Activate a New Verizon iPhone

Go to and sign in to your My Verizon account. From your account overview, select Manage all devices. To continue changing a device on an existing line, select Activate your own device.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to call Verizon to activate my new phone?

When you order a new phone from us, it will be ready to activate when you turn it on. Simply follow the steps on your screen to complete activation and set up your iPhone®, Android™ or prepaid device. For additional assistance, visit our Smart Setup tool.

How do you activate a Verizon SIM by yourself?

To activate a new or replacement SIM card in your device, visit the Activate or Switch Device page in My Verizon.

What do I need to activate a Verizon phone?

Activating a smartphone on Verizon is done during the initial setup when powering on your device. You will need the password for the Verizon account that handles billing for your plan or the last four digits of the social security number associated with the account.

How long does it take to activate Iphone Verizon?

2-3 minutes

Confirm the status bar at the top of the screen changes from ‘No Service’ or ‘SOS’ to ‘Verizon’. This process may take 2-3 minutes. If the activation fails, view Apple Support page.

How much does it cost to activate a Verizon phone?

Prior to this week, the standard activation fee, both for an in-store activation and when purchasing a new phone online, was $30. Now, Verizon says you can save $10 by buying a new phone online, paying only $20 to activate it, while doing so via a Verizon brick-and-mortar retail store will now cost you $40.

What number do I call to activate my Verizon iPhone?

Call on *222 which is the Verizon activation helpline number. Once the call gets through, dial 1 and then follow the audio instruction to feed in your mobile number and security code as and when it is asked for. You Verizon iPhone will now be activated in a short while. Wait until the activation process is complete.

How long does it take to activate a phone Verizon?

This process may take 2-3 minutes. If the activation fails, view this support info.

Why does my new Verizon iPhone say waiting for activation?

Check your device settings

If you’re using an iPhone, you’ll need SMS messaging to activate your phone number with iMessage and FaceTime. Depending on your carrier, you might be charged for this SMS. Go to Settings > General > Date & Time and make sure that your time zone is set up correctly.

Can I activate my prepaid Verizon phone online?

Here’s how to activate a mobile device (eSIM or SIM card) on a newly-added prepaid line: Use our BYOD page. Choose I’m with Verizon. Follow the prompts.

Will Verizon refund activation fee?

Verizon activation fees are non-refundable unless you terminate service within 3 days of activation.