iPhone activation and sync

Summary:Apple has released a video that takes us through the iPhone activation and sync process.

Apple has released a video that takes us through the iPhone activation and sync process

Here are some of the highlights:

Online activation

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iPhone owners will activate their iPhones with AT&T via iTunes.

Works for new and existing customers

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Both new and existing AT&T customers will be able to activate the iPhone using iTunes.  Options available are:

  • Replace a phone on my account with this iPhone
  • Add a new line to my existing account
  • Activate one iPhone now
  • Activate two or more iPhones on an Individual or FamilyTalk Plan

Transfer an existing mobile number

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Process takes up to 6 hours.

The Plans

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Plans for the iPhone start at $59.99 per month for 450 minutes of talk time, 5,000 night and weekend minutes and 200 SMS text messages.  For $99.99 you get 1,350 minutes, unlimited night and weekend minutes and 200 SMS text messages

Apple iPhone video

For an additional fee you can get more SMS text messages.

Billing info

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Pretty straight forward.

Next -->

This may take up to 3 minutes

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I wonder how long it'll take come Friday evening???

Done activating!

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Done!

Your iPhone

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If everything works out, this is what you'll see.

Syncing contacts

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Seems simple enough.

Sync selected email accounts

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Again, simple.

Sync your music

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iPod easy.

Podcast support

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Listen to your podcasts on your iPhone.

Sync videos

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Videos on the move.

What's on your iPhone?

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See how your using your 8GB!

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Thoughts?

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Topics: iPhone, Apple, Mobility

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