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[OSXDaily]“Could Not Activate iPhone 4S” Error as AT&T Activation Servers Fold

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The hoards of people attempting to activate their brand new iPhone 4S have overloaded AT&T’s activation servers, resulting in some users receiving error messages saying “Could Not Activate iPhoneâ€
How many people are running into this? Anyone found a way around? I've been going at it for about 3 hours with no success.


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we're overloaded peeps are goingn to have to wait or come in a store all the ones being done in store are going through fine.

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I only work for att anything i write is my own opinion. I dont speak or pretend to represent them in anyway.
Edited by ajresendez - 10/14/11 at 11:01am
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From what I've read people who go into AT&T just ended up with their old phone not working either.
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All of our activations have been going through just fine. There have been a few hiccups but for the most part just fine.
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I just activated mine now actually. I walked out of the AT&T store and came home and tried to make a call and it just took me to AT&T's activation line. Took two tries and all of 3 minutes to complete.
 
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Alright, well then I guess I'll just head into the store and let them do it.
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Alright, well then I guess I'll just head into the store and let them do it.
best thing to do atm.
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Just came back from the store, I think he did the same things I was doing, it still failed 3 times then it worked.
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post #9 of 9
i got mine in the store this morning and it activated instantly...granted that was probably before a lot of the pre-orders got delivered and it wasn't over the phone
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