How to activate and configure your new iPhone 7 (Plus)

This article gives you the way to set up and activate your new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. If you are a beginner of the iPhone, this would be very useful.

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New iPhone 7/7 Plus attracts users with its vibrant color and more complete features than iPhone 6s. In particular the camera function. When you buy a new iPhone 7/7 Plus, the first thing you need to do and activate it. Do you know how to use and configure iPhone 7? If not, follow the steps below to get the detailed steps.

Be careful, to quickly transfer the data from old iPhone to iPhone 7, you will be better back up your old iPhone via iTunes or iCloud as a backup.

Set up your iPhone 7 (Plus) in 9 steps

1. Turn on your iPhone 7

After you turn on your iPhone 7/7 Plus, the word “Bonjour” will appear in multiple languages, and then drag on the screen from left to right.

To get the IMEI / MEID and ICCID number of the device, tap the “i” icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.

2. Select a language and country

Select your language as English> Type in your country or region. This format will set the display of your device information, such as date, and time.

3. Connect to the Internet and select the location service

Select a Wi-Fi network or a cellular connection. If no WLAN is available, you can configure iPhone via an active mobile phone service.

Then you can also choose whether to use the location service on iPhone. This one is used for apps such as Plans and Find My iPhone.

4. Configure Touch ID and create an access code

With Touch ID, you can use your fingerprint to unlock your iPhone and make purchases.

In addition, you can set an access code instead of Touch ID. If you want to create a six-digit or four-digit code, click “Code Options”.

5. Restore or transfer your applications and data

Do you want to transfer your data and contents purchased from the old iPhone to iPhone 7? You can select one of the following methods:

– Restore from an iCloud backup

Select Restore from iCloud> Enter your Apple ID and password> Accept iCloud conditions> Choose a backup you want.

– Restore from an iTunes backup

Turn on your new iPhone 7> Select Restore from iTunes> Connect new device to computer> Open iTunes on your computer and select your device> Select Restore backup.

– As a new iPhone

If you never use the iOS device before, you must decide if you want to create an Apple ID first. If you want to buy music, apps, books, or other things from the App Store, you need an Apple ID.

– Transfer data from Android

If you use the Android device before, you can transfer data from Android directly to a new iPhone 7 by the Migrate to iOS application. For more detailed instructions, see this page.

As you see, it is necessary to back up the data of the old iPhone before the change. If you also want to transfer data such as music, contacts, notes and images from the old iPhone to the new iPhone without iTunes iCloud, please visit this page: How to transfer data from the old iPhone to iPhone 7>

6. Configure iCloud Drive

If you have Apple ID, enter your Apple ID and password. If you use more than one Apple ID, tap Use different Apple IDs for iCloud and iTunes. After logging in with your Apple ID, you can set up iCloud Drive, Apple Pay, and the iCloud Keychain.

7. Configure Siri

You can make certain phrases so that Siri can adapt to your voice. Of course you can skip this step, and you can update it after activating your iPhone.

8. Set the settings for the scan data and the screen resolution

Choose to share information with application developers or not. Then, choose from two screen resolutions: Normal and Enlarged.

9. End of configuration

Now tap Start to start using your new iPhone 7 (Plus). Protect your data, you must save them regularly.

After activating your iPhone 7/7 Plus, you will need some tips to keep your iPhone more. If you want to download and store more data on your iPhone 7 but storage space is limited, you can use some unavoidable tricks to save iPhone space.

If you find this article useful, please share it with your friends. If you still have questions or problems, you can find the solutions on this page: Common Problems and Solutions for iOS 10 / 10.1 / 10.2. Or you can leave a comment on the section below, or you can reply as soon as possible.

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