Are you facing some problems on iOS 7? And, is the activation error one of those? Well here is how to fix the activation error on iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Check out the guide below for fixing iOS 7 activation error below.
Activation Error iOS 7
It has been around three weeks since iOS 7 has been released to the public. As with every major public release of a firmware, you might face some problems – it’s completely normal even though iOS 7 had been in seven beta stages including the final Gold Master version. Well starting with the problems – iOS 7 activation error is one of those.
When iOS 7 was released, it was a developer-only release meaning only developers could install the beta stages but every new firmware makes everyone want to try out the new features. That’s why many non-developers downloaded and installed the beta stages.
The final beta version, which is iOS 7 beta 6 was set to expire today – October 6. Many people are waking up to an error on their iPhone, iPad and iPod touch – Activation Error.
The activation error on iOS 7 reads out “this device is not registered as part of the iPhone Developer Program. If you are a member of the iPhone Developer Program, please register your device in the iPhone Developer Program Port”.
This problem can render your device useless unless you fix this error. Well there is a method to fix this activation error on iOS 7 and here is how.
- Download latest version of iTunes.
- Download iOS 7.0.2.
STEP 1: Connect your iOS device to iTunes.
STEP 2 : Now on your iTunes; ”shift+right click” (Windows), or “Alt+right click” (Mac) on the “check for update”.
STEP 3: Select iOS 7.0.2 IPSW file on your computer and click next (Download from the above link).
Note 1: Some people are reporting that iTunes is not recognizing their iPhone. If that happens simply perform recovery mode.
Note 2: You can simply put your phone in DFU and click restore. iTunes will ask you if you want to download the latest firmware directly from Apple’s servers (only use this if the above one fails).
STEP 4: Wait patiently while your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is being updated to iOS 7+
If you have followed the above steps properly, then your activation error on iOS 7 should be fixed.
As always if you have any question, simply leave a comment below and we will get to you.