Iphone How to Activate iPhone without SIM Card [Full Steps]



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You can use iTunes on a Mac or a PC to activate your iPhone without a SIM card. iTunes has a lot of features that can help you fix the issues with your iPhone and this is one of them. You’re going to need a Mac or a PC, a lightning cable, and the latest version of iTunes. This method works great on unlocked iPhones. However, if you have an iPhone locked to a specific carrier, then the success of this method entirely depends on the carrier.

  1. Connect your iPhone to the computer using the lightning cable.
  2. iTunes will detect your iPhone and it will then show you a welcome screen.
  3. Choose the “Set up as new iPhone” option and then click on “Continue”.
  4. Select the Get Started option on the iTunes Sync screen.
  5. The process will take a few minutes to finish. After that, you can use your iPhone normally.
If you don’t have an unlocked phone, then there is a good chance that you are going to run into a There is no SIM card installed in the iPhone you are attempting to activate message. Don’t worry because we do have other methods that you can use.

R-SIM/X-SIM is a small chip that you can place between a SIM card and the iPhone’s SIM tray. It can come in handy if you have a locked iPhone and a SIM from another carrier. The SIMs are extremely cheap but you will have to wait for it to be delivered.

  1. Buy the SIM for your phone model from this store.
  2. Simply insert the R-SIM/X-SIM in the SIM tray and place your SIM on top.
  3. Activate your iPhone and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Remove the SIM card and restart the iPhone.
To be honest, this is the easiest method to activate an iPhone without your SIM card. If you have an unlocked iPhone, contact a friend or a family member and borrow their SIM card. Any SIM would work in that case. If you have a locked iPhone, make sure that the SIM card belongs to the same carrier. After you get the card, all you have to do is pop it in, activate your iPhone, pop it out and then return it to its owner.


Everyone who owns an iPhone has probably heard of Jailbreak. Jailbreaking your device will take away the restrictions that iOS places and will grant you more control over your iPhone. However, it has its risks. Jailbreaking your iPhone will void your warranty and will also make you more susceptible to attackers. You can also brick your iPhone if you don’t know what you’re doing. Use this method as a last resort or if you have an old iPhone. Make sure that your iOS is updated to the latest version.

  1. Launch Safari on your iPhone.
  2. Visit ignition.fun.
  3. Hit Install Now(App).
  4. After the app is installed, go to Settings.
  5. Tap on General and then hit Device Management.
  6. Select the developer name and then tap Trust the Certificate.
  7. Open the unc0ver app and wait for the jailbreak to finish.

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