Congratulations on your new iPhone! It sounds like you are getting an error when trying to activate it. I found an article that provides steps on activating your iPhone:
- Restart the iPhone.
- Try another means of reaching the activation server and attempt to activate.
- Try connecting to Wi-Fi if you're unable to activate using a cellular data connection.
- Try connecting to iTunes if you're unable to activate using Wi-Fi.
- Restore the iPhone.
If you receive an alert message when you attempt to activate your iPhone, try to place the iPhone in recovery mode and perform a restore. If you're still unable to complete the setup assistant due to an activation error, contact Applefor assistance.
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