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How To Fix iPhone 12 Activation Issue on Verizon

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Ever since the new iPhone 12 series landed with the cutting-edge 5G technology, many new iPhone 2020 users complained about the iPhone 12 activation issues on Verizon. While activation the SIM card with Verizon, the indicator keeps rotating for perpetuity. 

You are not the only one who is struggling with iPhone 12 waiting for activation Verizon issue. Many other carriers like AT&T, Verizon, or T-Mobile are also facing the same problem. Let’s take a look at some workarounds for iPhone 12 activation issue on Verizon without further talk. 

How To Activate New Version 5G on iPhone 12

  • Try The Reboot Process

For many users, rebooting iPhone 12 processes worked to fix the activation issue with Verizon carrier. If you are lucky, then it will get fixed with just a reboot. 

  • Call Your Career

When one user posted on the reddit about the iPhone 12 Pro activation issue, one user suggests calling the carrier ( I mean Verizon) to activate the device. They will take the IMEI number along with another number on the bottom of the box. The carrier will take some time to activate your iPhone 12, and you will know it soon. 

  • Connect To iTunes

Another way to fix the issue is to connect your iPhone 12 with your PC. According to one user, when you connect your iPhone to a PC and run iTunes, you may get some activation page settings where you need to fill up some details. Once you have entered everything correctly, your iPhone 12 will be ready with 5G Verizon. 

  • Visit Verizon Account 

The Verizon forum suggested the solution of the iPhone 12 activation problem that can be fixed by yourself. You have to go to the Verizon account and choose “Active or switch device.” After that, on the top left corner of the page, choose the device you want to activate. Once it is confirmed and activation steps are done, try to call #832. If your call fails, switch off your device and wait for 30 seconds, and then you will see the notification which shows the activation is going on. 

  • Enter ICCID Number 

The fifth workaround is to activate iPhone 12 using ICCID number. To do that, you have to visit the Verizon website. You need to enter the ICCID number from settings, and it will activate 5G SIM on your iPhone 12. 


After doing a few hours of research, we have found the above iPhone 12 Verizon activation process solutions. Have you tried about methods? I hope it worked for you. Do you know any other simple solution? Please don’t hesitate to share with us through the comment box. 

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Devendra Chande

Devendra is a full-time writer at ConsideringaApple and he is fond of new things in the tech world. He loves to read novels and write poems. This adventure-seeking guy is a hodophile who has an aim to explore all the beautiful mountains, oceans, cultures, traditions, and foods this world has to offer. Since the release of the first iPhone, he believes in Jobs' vision and praises every Apple product.

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