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    Apple iPhone 5

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    Activate your mobile phone

    You need to activate your mobile phone before using it for the first time and also when you've restored the factory default settings. You need to insert your SIM and turn on your mobile phone before using it for the first time.

    Step 1 of 38

    Drag the arrow right.

    If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked.
    Step 2 of 38

    Press Unlock.

    If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked.
    Step 3 of 38

    Key in your PIN and press OK.
    If your mobile phone rejects your SIM:
    Contact your distributor or service provider where you bought your mobile phone.

    If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked.
    Step 4 of 38

    To change language:
    Press the required language.

    Step 5 of 38

    Press arrow right.

    Step 6 of 38

    To change country or area:
    Press Show More....

    Step 7 of 38

    Press the required country or area.

    Step 8 of 38

    Press Next.

    Step 9 of 38

    To activate your mobile phone using WLAN:
    Press the required WLAN or Other....

    Step 10 of 38

    Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required WLAN.
    Press Next.

    Step 11 of 38

    To activate your mobile phone using the mobile network:
    Press Use Cellular Connection.

    Step 12 of 38

    Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.

    Step 13 of 38

    Press Next.

    Step 14 of 38

    If you select Disable Location Services:

    Step 15 of 38

    Press OK.

    Step 16 of 38

    If it's the first time you use an iPhone:
    Press Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 5a.

    Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
    Step 17 of 38

    If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
    Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.

    Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
    Step 18 of 38

    If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
    Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.

    Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
    Step 19 of 38

    Press Next.

    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    Step 20 of 38

    To activate your mobile phone using an existing Apple ID:
    Press Sign In with an Apple ID.

    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    Step 21 of 38

    To activate your mobile phone using a new Apple ID:
    Press Create a Free Apple ID.

    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    Step 22 of 38

    To activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID:
    Press Skip This Step.

    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    Step 23 of 38

    Press Skip.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.

    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    Step 24 of 38

    Press Next.

    Step 25 of 38

    Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.

    Step 26 of 38

    Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.

    Step 27 of 38

    Press Next.

    Step 28 of 38

    Press Agree.

    Step 29 of 38

    Press Agree to confirm.

    Step 30 of 38

    Press the required backup.

    Step 31 of 38

    Press Restore.
    Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.

    Step 32 of 38

    Press Next.

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Step 33 of 38

    Start the program iTunes on your computer.

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Step 34 of 38

    Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your mobile phone and to your computer's USB port.

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Step 35 of 38

    Click Restore from this backup.

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Step 36 of 38

    Click the drop down list next to "Restore from this backup".

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Step 37 of 38

    Click the required backup.

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Step 38 of 38

    Click Continue.
    Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.

    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com

    1. Enter PIN

    Drag the arrow right.
    If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked.
    Press Unlock.
    If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked.
    Key in your PIN and press OK.
    If your mobile phone rejects your SIM:
    Contact your distributor or service provider where you bought your mobile phone.
    If you enter an incorrect PIN three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked.

    2. Select general settings

    To change language:
    Press the required language.
    Press arrow right.
    To change country or area:
    Press Show More....
    Press the required country or area.
    Press Next.

    3. Select connection type

    To activate your mobile phone using WLAN:
    Press the required WLAN or Other....
    Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required WLAN.
    Press Next.
    To activate your mobile phone using the mobile network:
    Press Use Cellular Connection.

    4. Activate or deactivate location services

    Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
    Press Next.
    If you select Disable Location Services:
    Press OK.

    5. Select option

    If it's the first time you use an iPhone:
    Press Set Up as New iPhone and go to step 5a.
    Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
    If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
    Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.
    Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.
    If you've used an iPhone before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
    Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.
    Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the phone memory from your previous iPhone.

    6. 5a - "Set Up as New iPhone"

    Press Next.
    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    To activate your mobile phone using an existing Apple ID:
    Press Sign In with an Apple ID.
    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    To activate your mobile phone using a new Apple ID:
    Press Create a Free Apple ID.
    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    To activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID:
    Press Skip This Step.
    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
    Press Skip.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.
    An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your mobile phone, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your mobile phone without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

    7. 5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

    Press Next.
    Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
    Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
    Press Next.
    Press Agree.
    Press Agree to confirm.
    Press the required backup.
    Press Restore.
    Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your mobile phone.

    8. 5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

    Press Next.
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Start the program iTunes on your computer.
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your mobile phone and to your computer's USB port.
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Click Restore from this backup.
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Click the drop down list next to "Restore from this backup".
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Click the required backup.
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com
    Click Continue.
    Your mobile phone restores the contents of the selected backup.
    Remember, first you need to install iTunes on your computer. You can download the program from www.itunes.com