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iPhone Activation

For best results, it is recommended that you connect to a home Wi-Fi connection to complete activation.

NOTE: if this device was a previously activated device skip to step 20.

  1. With your device powered off, press and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap and slide the arrow icon to unlock the screen.
  3. Ensure that the correct language is selected and tap the Next arrow.
  4. Ensure that the correct country or region is selected and tap Next.
  5. Tap the preferred activation method:  

NOTE: for best results please use a home Wi-Fi connection

    1. To activate using a home Wi-Fi connection, tap the preferred Wi-Fi network, enter the network Password, and then tap Join.
    2. To activate using iTunes, tap Connect to iTunes.

NOTE: You must make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed.

c.       To activate using a cellular connection, tap Use Cellular Connection.
Note, the option to Use Cellular Connection appears after several minutes.

  1. Your Apple iPhone activates.
  2. Tap the preferred Location Services option and tap Next.
  3. Tap the preferred Setup option and tap Next.
  4. Tap Sign In with an Apple ID.
    1. If you do not have an Apple ID, tap Create a Free Apple ID and follow the prompts, or visit http://appleid.apple.com
  5. Enter your Apple ID credentials and tap Next.
  6. Read the Terms and Conditions and tap Agree.
  7. Read the 2nd Terms and Conditions message and tap Agree.
  8. Tap the preferred iCloud option and tap Next.
  9. If necessary, tap the preferred iCloud backup option and tap Next.
  10. If necessary, tap the preferred Find My Phone option and tap Next.
  11. Tap to enable or disable the preferred Messaging options and tap Next.
  12. Tap the preferred Siri option and tap Next.
  13. Tap the preferred Diagnostics option and tap Next.
  14. Tap Start Using iPhone.


Begin here if device was previously activated with any other service

  1. Connect your device to a Wi-Fi connection.
  2. From the home screen, tap Phone.
  3. On the keypad, dial ##873283# and tap Call.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. Your device searches for profile updates and installs them.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. After it completes, your device returns to the keypad.
  8. Tap the Home key.
  9. You've now updated the data profile.

Android Activation

Programming for Samsung, LG

1.        Open the dialer

2.        Dial # # 72786 #

3.        Touch "OK".  Your phone should reboot.  If it does not reboot, manually reboot your phone.

NOTE: the step above will automatically update your Profile, PRL, and check for updates on your device.  This may take 5-10 minutes to complete.


Programming for Motorola

1.       From the Home screen, tap the All Apps icon.

NOTE: Updating the data profile requires the handset be in a Flash Yellow coverage area. To verify Flash Yellow Coverage, visit the Flash Wireless website.

2.       Scroll to and tap Settings.

3.       Scroll to and tap System Update.

4.       Tap Update Profile.

5.       Once the update is complete, tap OK.

6.       The data profile is now updated.

Once your device restarts 4G data, voice, and text messaging should be enabled.


 If the steps above have still not activated your device, please do the following:

1.        Open the email you received from Flash Wireless upon activation.

2.        Listed will be your lock code number – combine with step 1

3.        On your device enter ##lockcode#

4.        Select Edit

5.        Enter your phone number and Touch "OK"

6.        Clear all the zeros and enter in your MSID

7.        Restart your device, voice, text, and LTE should now be functional. 


If the device still will not activate a factory reset will be needed.

NOTE: This will erase all data and information stored on the device and it is highly recommended that a backup is performed before you reset the device.

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