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Question: My iPad mini can not be activated

I’m receiving a message, “Your iPad could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached. Try connecting your iPad to iTunes to activate it, or try again in a couple of minutes. If this problem persists, contact Apple Support at apple.com/support

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Apr 21, 2018 1:09 PM in response to jerryfrompampanga In response to jerryfrompampanga

Hello and welcome to Apple Support Communities jerryfrompampanga,

I see that you're getting an error message when you try to activate your iPad Mini. I know that you want to be able to gain access to your iPad, and I'd be happy to provide you with some information to help.

Take a look at this article with some troubleshooting steps that can help:

If you can‘t activate your iPhone
Even though the article says iPhone, the steps are still relevant for the iPad.
Thank you for using Apple Support Communities.
Have a great day!

Apr 21, 2018 1:09 PM

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Apr 21, 2018 2:41 PM in response to jerryfrompampanga In response to jerryfrompampanga

Hi

Turn ipad off Make sure your pc is running the latest iTunes 12.7.4

Connect lead to USB on your pc Press just the power button down on ipad don't let go Connect lead to ipad keep power button pressed down until pc sees ipad Then wait for restore you may need to do this more than once Before it works.

Cheers

Brian 🇬-1F1E7;

Apr 21, 2018 2:41 PM

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