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How To Fix Samsung Galaxy J7 Won’t Activate

How To Fix Samsung Galaxy J7 Won’t Activate

Some have reported that the Samsung Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J7 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 Galaxy J7 from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile similar steps are required to help fix your Galaxy J7 when it won’t activate. We have listed several different ways on how to help when activating your Samsung Galaxy J7 with different solutions.



How to Fix Galaxy J7 Activation Errors

If there is an error on the Galaxy J7 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 Galaxy J7 is not activated or the Galaxy J7 is activated but no service:

  • Your Galaxy J7 could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable
  • The Galaxy J7 is not recognized and cannot be activated for service



A quick restart of the Galaxy J7 can be an easy and simple way to fix the error that shows up. Restarting your Galaxy J7 does not guarantee that your activation issues on the Galaxy J7 will be fixed, but it’s a good place to start. All you need to do is turn off the Galaxy J7 and then turn it back on again to see if your activation issue has been fixed.



Sometimes when your Galaxy J7 is having activations problems, the best option is to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy J7. Another great reason to factory reset a Galaxy J7 is to get a fresh start on the smartphone. It’s important to note that before you go to factory reset a Galaxy J7; you should back up all files and information to prevent any data from being lost. The way to back up data on your Galaxy J7 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 Galaxy J7 activation error has been solved.



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