Performing Over-The-Air Activation - VZAccess Manager
To activate or update a device it must be located within the Verizon Wireless network. Refer to the Coverage Locator for additional assistance.
If unable to select Activation, attempt to detect the device first. Refer to one of the following articles for assistance:
Detect the device - VZAccess Manager (Windows)
Detect the device - VZAccess Manager (Macintosh)
Detect the device - VZAccess Manager (Windows) 4G
- Ensure the device is inserted/connected to the computer.
If using a notebook with an embedded module ensure the wireless radio is powered on.
If using the Verizon Wireless Fivespot AC30, ensure the device is in tethered mode.
- Launch VZAccess Manager.
From the Windows desktop navigate: Start > Programs (All Programs) > VZAccess Manager
From the Macintosh desktop navigate: Finder > Applications > VZAccess Manager
From the Linux desktop navigate: Applications > Internet > VZAccess Manager
- From the VZAccess Manager top menu, navigate Options > Activation.
For Macintosh: from the Menu Bar, navigate Options > Activation.
Activation is not available for 4G LTE devices.
- Select OK.