As the world continues to witness civilization in all sectors, the technology world is fast, introducing new inventions to cater to all individuals' tech and communication needs. With the new inventions introduced into the tech world, you can perform huge tasks within a few seconds. Through the introduction of smartphones, you can accomplish tasks that seem difficult. The smartphones can be used to make calls, text instant messages, and also perform SIMple computational tasks.
One of the smartphones that make daily life tasks easier is the iPhone. When you newly purchase your iPhone, you need to turn it on to activate it for use. Before activating, you need to insert a SIM card into it. In case no SIM card is inserted into it, it may not be easy to activate it. When it loads up to the home screen, it will display no SIM card inserted. If you have newly purchased your iPhone and want to activate it without a SIM card, you can explore some simple methods. The methods to activating your new iPhone without inserting a SIM card are numerous. Hence, it is essential to discuss the best and trusted methods you can use. With that said, today, I will be telling you the best methods to activate your new iPhone without a SIM card.
The table below summarizes the steps involved in activating your iPhone without a SIM card.
|Activate Your New iPhone Using iTunes|
|Use Emergency Call to Activate Your New iPhone|
|Activate Your New iPhone Using R-SIM/X-SIM|
|Borrow a SIM Card|
|Jailbreak Your iPhone|
If you just purchased a new iPhone and your SIM card is yet to be delivered, you may need to activate it without a SIM card. In case you have an old iPhone, you may need a SIM card to activate the device for use. Hence, you can also do this without a SIM card. If your iPhone is registered to a carrier and you don't have the carrier's SIM card, you can activate the phone without a SIM card. Also, the method of activating an iPhone without a SIM card is suitable for parents that want their kids to use a phone but are yet to get a SIM card.
The most effective and recommended method to activate your new iPhone without a SIM card is the use of iTunes. iTunes is an excellent software designed by Apple to cater to the management, update, and restore iOS device users' needs. To use iTunes to activate your new iPhone without a SIM card, you need to get a USB cable, stable Wi-Fi connection, the latest released version of iTunes, and a PC or Mac. Once you have made the tools needed available, you can follow the easy steps discussed below.
Activate Your New iPhone Using iTunes With USB Cable
This method works perfectly for users of iPhone 6s and lower versions.
However, it should be noted that this method does not work for an iPhone locked to a carrier. If your iPhone is locked to a particular carrier, iTunes will display the message, "There is no SIM card installed in the iPhone you are attempting to activate." If you are in this condition, you can explore other methods.
Activate Your New iPhone Using iTunes With Wi-Fi
This method works perfectly for users of iPhone 6s, lower, and latest released versions.
The use of an emergency call is another effective method to activate your new iPhone without inserting a SIM card. In this technique, you need to use the emergency call feature designed in the iPhone. When you use this method, it does not connect the call. The method works perfectly for new iPhone owners. The simple steps are discussed below.
It should be noted that no call is made in this method. All you have to do is to be extremely careful and patient while exploring the emergency call method.
R-SIM/X-SIM is a chip that can be placed between an iPhone's SIM tray and a SIM card. If your iPhone is locked or you have a SIM card from another user, you may need its services. With the R-SIM/X-SIM, you can easily activate your new iPhone while waiting for the delivery of your new SIM card. The methods of using R-SIM/X-SIM to activate a new iPhone is simple and straightforward to follow. These steps are discussed below.
To be honest, here, this is the easiest and quickest method you can use to activate your new iPhone. If you have just purchased an iPhone that runs on iOS 10 or earlier versions, this method will work perfectly and effectively. In case you are yet to get a SIM card, you can borrow from friends, family, or colleagues for the activation process. Once you have borrowed the SIM card, please insert it into your newly purchased iPhone. Then follow the instructions displayed on your iPhone's screen. Peradventure, your iPhone, is registered to a particular network operator, you must ensure that the borrowed SIM card uses the same network.
When you have explored the options discussed above, and it doesn't work out, you can try jailbreaking your iPhone. Jailbreak is a simple word that is not new in the tech world. When you jailbreak your iPhone, it will clear all restrictions placed on the device by iOS. Hence, you will have more control over the functions of your iPhone. It should be noted that jailbreaking your iPhone is risky. Once you jailbreak your iPhone, the device will not be covered by the Apple warranty - meaning that your device will be susceptible to attack. Also, you will be responsible for whatever happens to the device. Furthermore, you must update your iOS before jailbreaking your device. The steps to jailbreaking your device are discussed below.
The vast majority of the world inhabitants use a smartphone for different purposes. Today, I have discussed the best methods to activate your iPhone without inserting a SIM card. Please read through and follow them strictly to activate your iPhone without using a SIM card.