iPhone is one of the most famous smartphones in the market. It offers high-tech features, integrity and security that no other smartphone can beat it. There is one thing feature that is unique in iPhone. It cannot be activated without a valid SIM card inside the phone. The phone would just stop on activation screen. You cannot use the apps and other features inside the phone. It can be annoying when you have iPhone near you but you don’t have spare SIM card to activate it, so you have to find a way how to activate iPhone 6 without SIM card without jailbreak.
For those who are still searching for guides, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will find out few simple tricks to help you activate iPhone. But we are obliged to tell you that these tricks might not work for some iPhone 6 out there, and the risks are on your own. Anyway, here are the tricks to activate iPhone 6 without SIM card and without jailbreak. Have a look.
#1 Using Emergency call feature
Without SIM card inside iPhone, you cannot use the apps and other features inside it. The only feature you can use is Emergency call feature. Luckily, this feature can help you activate your idle iPhone.
- Hold down the Power button to turn on your iPhone. Once it boots up, you will see the screen saying “no SIM card installed”.
- Tap the Home button. Emergency call feature will be on screen.
- Dial 112 number and tap call button.
- Follow it by pressing down Power button.
- You’ll get some pop-up box on the screen. Tap cancel and end the call by tapping the red button.
- The Home screen will show up on the screen of your iPhone.
#2 Using iTunes
iTunes interface can help you activating iPhone without SIM card inside it.
- Install the latest version of iTunes in your computer. Make sure you got the executable installer from Apple official website, and make sure the installer is the latest version. This is to avoid clash between iOS and your computer OS.
- Connect your iPhone with your computer using USB data cable that is compatible with your iPhone. It is recommended to use the authorized data cable.
- Run iTunes program. Once it detects your iPhone, it will provide instructions to set up your phone.
- Note for you: For some iPhones, this method might require you the last 4 digits from SSN, your phone number, and your ZIP code.
#3 Using R-SIM / X-SIM
R-SIM or X-SIM is a chip that can be used to unlock iPhone.
- Insert R-SIM into the SIM card slot of your phone.
- Your phone will show the carrier list on the screen. Pick the carrier, input the MSI code, and confirm.
- Reboot your iPhone.
- Your phone will start to find network service. After the service is founded, your iPhone is officially activated.
Those are few ways how to activate iPhone 6 without SIM card without jailbreak. Enjoy your activated iPhone.