Early release iPhone 4 activation problems

Summary:Recipients of early iPhone 4 units aren't able to activate the devices -- yet.

Don't get jealous of the folks that are receiving their iPhone 4's a full two-days early just yet -- they're not able to activate their new toys.

Despite a report from a MacRumors forums poster that his early iPhone 4 was able to be activated:

FedEx just dropped off my iPhone 4 just a few moments ago... Activation was snappy and smooth.

...it appears that either Apple or AT&T has closed that loophole and iPhone activations now appear to be suspended.

Tip and photo: Ars Technica

Topics: Smartphones, Hardware, iPhone, Mobility


Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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