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Why Won’t Activate Galaxy S8 Or Galaxy S8+ Plus? – Solution

Some reports from Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus users claim that the smartphone fails to activate. In case you are experiencing a similar problem, there is no need to panic simply contact your mobile carrier.

For those of you who do not are willing to get in touch with their carrier, you can simply follow this guideline. This guide will help you to successfully fix your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus that won’t activate. This guide will irrespective of whether you purchased your Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus from Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon or AT&T distributors. Below, you will find a number of ways through which you can activate Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus smartphone using different methods.

 

Fixing the Activation Error on Your Galaxy S8+ Plus Smartphone

Your smartphone servers could be reason as to why your Galaxy S8 won’t activate. Here are some of the errors you might come across causing failure by your Galaxy S8 to activate or your smartphone could still activate but you do not get any service on it;

  • Temporary unavailability of your Galaxy S8+ Plus servers.
  • Unrecognized Galaxy S8+ Plus and hence no activation for service

 

Restore your Galaxy S8+ Plus

More often than not to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus tends to solve a lot of activation problems. You may also want to reset your Galaxy S8 to give it a fresh start and boost performance. Always ensure that all your files are backed up before you start to reset the factory settings on your Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone. Backing up your files will stop you from losing important files on your smartphone. If you want to back up your files, simply the on-two steps below;

  1. Go to Settings menu
  2. From the Settings menu, go to the Backup & Reset option. Click this option to launch the process of backing up your files.

 

Restart

You can also fix the activation errors by performing a quick restart of your Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus. This however is not a sure solution to fixing the error but try it out before going to the more complex steps. To restart your smartphone, simple turn it off and wait for about 30 seconds and switch it back on. Check to see if the activation error is fixed.

 

Fix your Network and Wi-Fi issues

The network or Wi-Fi settings on your smartphone can block the connection of your Galaxy S8+ Plus to the servers. Try connecting to another W-Fi network and check to see if your smartphone can now activate.

 

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