How To Fix Google Pixel Or Pixel XL Won’t Activate

Some have reported that the Google Pixel or Pixel XL and Pixel or Pixel XL won’t activate correctly. If you have this problem happening to you, it’s recommended that you contact your carrier.
For those that don’t want to contact your carrier, you can also follow the instructions and guide below to help solve your problem. If you have purchased your Pixel or Pixel XL from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile similar steps are required to help fix your Pixel or Pixel XL when it won’t activate. We have listed several different ways on how to help when activating your Google Pixel or Pixel XL with different solutions.
 
 
How to Fix Pixel or Pixel XL Activation Errors
If there is an error on the Pixel or Pixel XL and it can’t be activated, it can mean some things are going wrong with the servers of the smartphone. First, these are some of the issues you can face when you see Pixel or Pixel XL is not activated or the Pixel or Pixel XL is activated but no service:

  • Your Pixel or Pixel XL could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable
  • The Pixel or Pixel XL is not recognized and cannot be activated for service

 
Restart
A quick restart of the Pixel or Pixel XL can be an easy and simple way to fix the error that shows up. Restarting your Pixel or Pixel XL does not guarantee that your activation issues on the Pixel or Pixel XL will be fixed, but it’s a good place to start. All you need to do is turn off the Pixel or Pixel XL and then turn it back on again to see if your activation issue has been fixed.
 
Restore
Sometimes when your Pixel or Pixel XL is having activations problems, the best option is to factory reset the Google Pixel or Pixel XL. Another great reason to factory reset a Pixel or Pixel XL is to get a fresh start on the smartphone. It’s important to note that before you go to factory reset a Pixel or Pixel XL; you should back up all files and information to prevent any data from being lost. The way to back up data on your Pixel or Pixel XL is by going to Settings > Backup & reset.
 
Network Issues / WiFi
Sometimes your network and WiFi settings block a connection to the server. To make sure that your WiFi and network connections are not the issue, test by getting on to a different WiFi connection and see if your Pixel or Pixel XL activation error has been solved.
 
 

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