First time phone set up?

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  1. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    I'm not sure how to set up my phone for use, I'm going from an ENV2. I want to transfer the service to this phone, but I don't know how to do it. Never got any instructions for that.

    Also first time I turned on my phone manual says I was supposed to get a gmail setup screen, and I never did, any help?
     

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  2. Airmaxx23

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    Turn off your old phone and call *228 with your new phone, then follow the instructions.
     
  3. bigbadwulff

    bigbadwulff Well-Known Member
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    What he said...
     
  4. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    Welcome to Verizon Wireless, your call cannot be completed as dialed :(

    Activation failed :(
     
  5. Airmaxx23

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    Reboot the phone and try again.
     
  6. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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  7. mxsjw

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    What kind of service does your phone show?
     
  8. Fabolous

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    Sometimes the *228 activation service is down.

    Do you have an online account at verizonwireless.com?

    It's pretty easy to activate a phone that way too, just enter the new ESN.
     
  9. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    How do I tell what service?
     
  10. mxsjw

    mxsjw Well-Known Member
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    Upper right hand corner, just left of the battery icon and time. How many bars? Do you have 1x, 3G, or just bars?
     
  11. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    3 bars, no 1x or 3g
     
  12. mxsjw

    mxsjw Well-Known Member
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    I think you need to find somewhere where you are getting at least 1x, but 3g would be better.

    Again, I think???
     
  13. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    on my env2 i get 1x full, i dont get it
     
  14. mxsjw

    mxsjw Well-Known Member
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  15. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    Yay, it worked..

    Followed that list, but had to select activate phone after changing the MIN and MDN, and THEN I selected update roaming. Worked great, running 3G now :0
     
  16. mxsjw

    mxsjw Well-Known Member
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    Send beer :D
     
  17. bigbadwulff

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    Lots of it. There's a full moon and I'm dealing with friggen LUNATICS(look up the definition).
    Anyone that doesn't believe it affects humans needs to work in the health field for a few lunar cycles.
     
  18. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    hour and a half and my battery is already to 50% :(
     
  19. mxsjw

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    Have you put it on a charger at all yet?
     
  20. irhxcbcziuzxs

    irhxcbcziuzxs Well-Known Member
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    yeah i charged it full before use
     

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