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Bypass Activation Screen Droid Eris Help!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stepprichard, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. stepprichard

    stepprichard Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hello, Was wondering if anyone knew how to get pass the activation screen on the Droid Eris to view the phone? I know on the Motorola Droid u can bypass by touching each corner of the screen, but this does not seem to work on the Eris. anyone have any ideas?

  2. large

    large Newbie

    I know that this is an old thread but I just had this same problem and I found a solution. I am visiting family in Canada and I reloaded 2.1v3 and did a factory reset. Unfortunately it prompted me to activate my phone and I couldn't because I was out of the country (it dialed *228 and that connected to Rogers in Canada).

    I was able to bypass this by holding power and going into airplane mode then restarting the activation... this time it didn't even ask and just continued with everything else. I was able to connect to wifi and my phone is working again.

    hope this helps.
  3. Duce22

    Duce22 Lurker

    hey large i tried that but it only told me that "To place a call,first take phone out of air plane mode.
  4. I had this problem before. Odd as it seems, I bypassed it by pressing the four corners of the screen:

    1. top left
    2. top right
    3. bottom right
    4. bottom left

    To be fair, I'm not 100% sure of the order (it was awhile) ago but I am sure it was in a circlish pattern.
  5. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary

  6. SirKronan

    SirKronan Android Expert

    That went bye bye. Any other source for that? I want to get my Eris all setup for my wife before having to shut off her current phone - ROMs, launchers, apps, etc. She's going to want it working like a charm with all she'll need and without the stock BS.

    Any help here??
  7. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary

    No direct experience, but MrShadow posted this just the other day:


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  8. cell2011

    cell2011 Android Enthusiast

    Stuck at problem with activation screen? How do you bypass that i hit try again it goes to 228 but says out of range doesnt dial. Im just using it for wifi anyways just to goof around but cant get it past that screen. Please anyone help
  9. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary

    Lots of threads out here re. this...various methods with varying success...

    Check this one out:


    and this one:


    Good luck and cheers!

HTC Droid Eris Forum

The HTC Droid Eris release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7600 processor, and 1300mAh battery.

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