How to Set Up and Activate New iPhone 7 (Plus)


This article is about how to set up and activate your new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. If you are a new iPhone user, this would be quite helpful.

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As an Apple lover, you must have known the latest iPhone 8 (Plus) and iPhone X already hit the store, and the most expensive iPhone ever is also available in November. For most Apple fans, iPhone 8 and iPhone Plus doesn’t have too many kill features in comparison to iPhone X, however, iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone ever, and starts from $999. If you have a limited budget, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is also a nice choice.

We are consuming that you are updating from an old iPhone, and during the process you are looking for ways to transfer data from an old iPhone to new iPhone 7/7 Plus with iTunes or iCloud. Or you are an Android user and just get an iPhone 7/7 Plus and don’t know how to set up it correctly, just focus on this guide and make sure everything is configured and working just exactly the way you want.

Before we start, what is worth mentioning is that you should backup your old iPhone via iTunes or iCloud in advance, so that you can directly restore from backup when follow the steps to set up iPhone 7.

How to Set Up New iPhone 7 with Detailed Steps

1. Turn on your brand-new iPhone 7, or iPhone 7 Plus. You will see the "Hello" screen in many languages. Slide to right to continue.

2. Choose the language you want and tap your country or region.

3. Choose a Wi-Fi network and make sure your iPhone 7 is connected with Wi-Fi. If you're setting up your iPhone 7 with cellular connection, tap on Use Cellular Connection.

4. Enable Location Services or disable Location Services.

How to Set Up and Activate iPhone 7/7 Plus

How to Set Up and Activate iPhone 7/7 Plus

If you have already set up your iPhone 7/7 Plus and want to go back to the App & Data window, you can: Settings > General > Reset > then tap "Erase all content and settings."

5. From the Touch ID screen, you can set your fingerprint.

6. Then create a Passcode: you can set up six or four digit passcode.

7. From the Apps & Data screen, you can transfer data to your new iPhone 7:

8. Sign in with Apple ID and password (you can also skip this step). After sign in with your iCloud account, you might need to set up iCloud Drive, Apple Pay, and iCloud Keychain.

How to Set Up and Activate New iPhone 7/7 Plus

How to Set Up and Activate New iPhone 7/7 Plus

9. From the Set Up Siri screen, you can set up Siri by pressing and holding the home button. Or you can tap Turn on Siri later to skip this step.

10. Choose Send or Don't Send Diagnostic information to Apple.

11. Choose between two display resolutions: Standard or Zoomed. Then tap Next to continue.

After activating your new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, and you also need to repair your Apple Watch with your new iPhone again if you already own one.

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How to Move Data from Old iPhone to iPhone 7/7 Plus with AnyTrans for iOS

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