1. AC Question's Avatar
    I just got my phone,I haven't activated yet with a server,is it bad if I already installed apps and such to it,I dont want to reprogram it or something?
    05-31-2015 10:29 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    Sure, as long as none of the apps you want to run needs a phone connection. (IOW, you can't do texting, but you can still use the web.) Activating the phone is a change the carrier makes on its servers, it doesn't do anything to your phone. (Right now, if you try to do anything but place an emergency call - 911 in the US, 112, I believe, in Europe - the carrier's servers look your phone up, don't find it, and say "sorry, emergency calls only". When the carrier changes things on the server ["provisions your account"], the server says "Oh, that's John - he has an account with us - go ahead".]
    05-31-2015 11:49 PM

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