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DROID TURBO 2 - Designed by You
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Enact™ by LG
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
DROID by MOTOROLA
Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem
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Verizon Converged VOIP Device
Casio G'zOne Brigade®
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Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
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Nokia Lumia 2520
Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595U USB Modem
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Dell™ Vostro™ V13 Laptop
DROID 2 by MOTOROLA
BlackBerry® Tour™ 9630 smartphone
Delphi Connect
DROID 2 GLOBAL by MOTOROLA
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DROID INCREDIBLE by HTC
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Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
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Jest™
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Kyocera KX414
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LG VENUS™
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Verizon LTE Internet and Home Phone
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Motorola V60p
Motorola C343
Samsung SCH-a990
Nokia 2128i
Samsung i700 Pocket PC
Samsung SCH-a530
Nokia 2285
Samsung SCH-i730
LG VX4700
Samsung SCH-a890
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Accessories

Initial Setup - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add Apps - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restart / Soft Reset - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manually Pair - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® Discovery Mode - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® On/Off - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Install System Updates - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Activation & Initial Setup

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Device Replacement Program
[General Information]
See all your options for replacing your phone or tablet if it’s lost, stolen, broken, defective or otherwise in need of replacement.
Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn how to set up a new or old device on an existing line of your account online through My Verizon.
Transfer Your Contacts and Media
[Online Tool]
Find out how to transfer your contacts, pictures, videos and songs from your old phone to your new one with this helpful online tool.
Verizon Cloud FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about our digital cloud storage service that you can use to back up and sync your contacts, photos, videos and more.
Equipment Protection Programs
[General Information]
Learn about the different insurance and protection options for your device, including monthly cost, deductable and coverage.
Equipment Protection FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about our device insurance and protection programs that cover loss, theft, accidental physical and liquid damage, and defects after the manufacturer's warranty expires.
How to Use Guide: Verizon Cloud
[How to Use Guide]
Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and manage Verizon Cloud online. Learn how to upload contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.
How to Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a device on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 3:07
Quick Guide for Your Certified Like-New Replacement Device
[How to Use Guide]
Certified Like-New Replacement Device Activation and Shipping Guides
How to Swap Phones on Your Account
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:54
What is Verizon Cloud?
[Video]
Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:32
How to transfer content from your old Android phone to your new iPhone
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to transfer content from your old Android phone to your new iPhone using Verizon Cloud in a few simple steps.
Length: 2:08
How to transfer content from your old iPhone to your new iPhone
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to transfer content from your old iPhone to your new iPhone using Verizon Cloud in a few simple steps.
Length: 1:55
How to transfer content from your old iPhone to your new Android phone
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to transfer content from your old iPhone to your new Android phone using Verizon Cloud in a few simple steps.
Length: 2:06
Move to iOS® App for Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple iOS Support
[How to Use Guide]
Can I activate a friend's replacement device on my plan?
[Community]
My friend got a 5c, and something happened with it and she got a new one sent to her. She says that I can't use it as a cell phone on my contract becasue it is on her contract even though she got sent a new one. Would I be able to put on number on it since she is using a new one?
Can I use my Sprint iPhones on Verizon?
[Community]
I'm thinking of switching from Sprint to Verizon due to the limited service on the Sprint network where I just moved to. I have an iPhone 5s and 5c on the account, can I use both of those phones with Verizon or do I have to buy new phones? Thanks

Basics

Apple iPhone FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about using iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network, including info on different iPhone models, iTunes®, Visual Voicemail and more.
Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.
What Is 4G LTE?
[Video]
We take to the streets of NYC and ask some hard-hitting questions: What does 4G LTE stand for? 3G vs. 4G?do you know the difference? What does the G in 4G stand for? Still confused after watching the video? You might need a quick Wireless Workshop. About the Get Smartphone Smart Series Most of us are...
Length: 2:26
Determining Verizon Wireless Service Availability - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Our Verizon coverage map may show why you're having trouble with device setup/activation, media transfers, apps, data connections, email, messaging, and placing/receiving calls. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues...
Notification Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restart/Soft Reset - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A restart (soft reset) can help if a device is resetting (turning off and on), isn't working (crashing, freezes, not ringing, not vibrating, not placing or receiving calls), device locks up, keypad doesn't respond. A soft reset is like rebooting your computer and is often used as the first step in any...
Wireless Charging FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about wireless charging with your mobile device.
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Extend Battery Life - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Issues - No Power - Apple®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Inserting/Removing - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Overview - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Percentage - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Why can't I get my device to turn on?
[Community]
Used my 5-day old iPhone 5c and noticed charge was at 50%. Fifteen minutes later tried to turn it on to use it, and it was dead. Held the "on" button on for 20 seconds; still won't come on. Plugged it into charger; won't charge.
Why won't my phone charge when it is on?
[Community]
So my phone is plugged into the charger but wont charge while the phone is on. I turned it off all night last night with the battery at 7% and woke up with it at 100%. Has anyone else had this problem and if so how is it fixed.
Will I need a converter when traveling internationally?
[Community]
Does the iPhone 5C (and the iPad 3) have auto sensing power supplies so I can travel from the US to Ireland and simply use a plug converter to recharge?

Bluetooth

Bluetooth FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn more about Bluetooth wireless networking, and how to use it on your Verizon Wireless devices.
Using the Bluetooth® Headset Pairing Guide
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This links to our guide for connecting/pairing your device to Bluetooth headsets, speakers, keyboards and other accessories. Also links to the Bluetooth car compatibility matrix. Visit our Bluetooth FAQs for additional info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting...
Bluetooth® On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Calendar

Reminders - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Calling & Dialing

Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To add a free temporary block to stop unwanted calls and messages, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Placing an International Call
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - If you can't hear a person on a call or voicemail or if the sound quality is poor on iPhone®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't hear a person's voice clearly or hear crackling, static or experience poor voice quality while on a call or listening to a voicemail, view this info.
Add Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 3 - Suspended Service
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Ensure The 10-Digit Mobile Number Or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Announcement 11 - Authentication error
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 4 - Dialing Change
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 1 - No page response
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 2 - Invalid Number
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 9 - Roamer Dialing Instructions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 39 - Authentication Error
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call Waiting - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Plus (+) Dialing - Apple iPhone 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Dial a Number - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How do I restore my call log?
[Community]
how can I restore my call log without downloading software?
How will a global plan work on an iPhone 5c?
[Community]
Going to France next week with a iPhone 5c.  Has anyone used the global plan?  How's it work, dialing numbers both in France and US?
Voice Dial - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Why are all my incoming calls going to another device?
[Community]
All my incoming calls to my iPhone 5c are going to another line (a basic flip phone) on our family account. I am receiving only a missed call notification.

Camera, Photos & Videos

Camera Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unable to Sync with iTunes - Photos
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How do I move pictures from my device to my computer without using iTunes?
[Community]
I don't have no space left because I take a lot of picture and I try to sync it to iTunes so I save the pic there and delete it from my phone. sometimes so apps just for close when am trying to use it.
Play a Video - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Contacts

Transfer Your Contacts and Media
[Online Tool]
Find out how to transfer your contacts, pictures, videos and songs from your old phone to your new one with this helpful online tool.
Move to iOS® App for Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv)/vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Add a Contact - Push To Talk Plus
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Edit a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How do you get a contact's photo to show full-screen when they call?
[Community]
A friend sees a large full-screen photo of some of his contacts when they call. I only see a small round circle with the name next to it? Is there a setting that makes this happen? Both of us on 5c iPhones with OS 8.

Data

Promotional Data FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn the about the options to add promotional data to your devices on The MORE EverythingSM Plan.
Data Usage FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about how your devices use data, how to determine the right amount of data for the devices on your account, and tools to monitor your data usage
How to Set Up the iOS Data Meter Widget
[Video]
The Verizon Data Usage widget for iOS 8 allows you to quickly view your Verizon data usage within the Notifications Center on your Apple device. Watch this video to learn how to set it up.
Length: 0:30
Data Utilization FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.
Turn Off/On Facebook® Video Auto Play
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Data Gifting FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.
Fetch New Data - Apple iPhone 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Data Roaming - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps when you can't connect to the Internet / have no network connection or cannot send/receive email/text/pics/videos. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Turn Data On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Optimize Data Usage - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How can I tell what is causing my device to use large amounts of data in the middle of the night?
[Community]
I seem to be using large chunks of date in the middle of the night while I am sleeping, what could be causing it and how do I stop it? I have noticed it three or four times in the last month.
Is it possible to use data when my device hasn't been activated?
[Community]
Hello. I am a current Verizon customer who just got a iPhone 5c and have been setting up the phone (using Wifi as a connection) but have not activated the phone with Verizon. I have turned off a lot of the cellular data usage settings and have noticed that, according to the iPhone, noticeable cellular...
Learn How Data is Being Used on Your Account
[Video]
The data utilization tool in My Verizon provides you with an easy to read estimate of your data usage and how it's broken out. Watch this video to learn more.
Length: 1:10

Date & Time

Date and Time Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Why is the time shown on my device incorrect?
[Community]
It seems like it lags behind almost. When the phone is open and in use it will work just fine but still show the wrong time, however when it's not in use the time will just stand still. I've been having this problem since yesterday and unfortunately there are no Verizon stores anywhere near where I live....

Device ID & Info

Troubleshooting FAQs
[FAQs]
Frequently Asked Questions about device Troubleshooting from Verizon Wireless. Get quick answers to common device issues.
Check for Water Damage - Apple®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Device Info - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Locating the 4G SIM PIN / PUK
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to find the SIM PIN and PUK numbers for your 4G LTE SIM card.
How to Use Guide: Identifying Device Damage
[How to Use Guide]
A How to Use guide about identifying device damage.
Damaged Device Fee FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's assessed if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement device and your returned device is found damaged.
Locating ESN or MEID Numbers on Handsets
[General Information]
How to locate the ESN or MEID number on handsets.
Check for Physical Damage - Screen
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Charging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Water Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Separated Hinges
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View PRL/ERI - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Information - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Signal Strength - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Mac Address - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Search

Apple® Article - iOS: Search with Spotlight
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Spotlight Search - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Set Up Printing - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Backlight - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restriction Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restrict App Usage - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to restrict access to apps and hide app icons, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Handoff On/Off - Apple iPhone 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Do Not Disturb On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Allow App Usage - Apple iPhone 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to allow access to apps or can't see app icons, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Can I factory reset my iPhone without an Apple ID?
[Community]
i bought an iPhone 5c from my friend but when i try to factory reset it, it asks for her apple id, which she does not know. help!
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How do I get my device to start ringing again?
[Community]
My phone won't ring. Any ideas

Email/Gmail

Unlock a Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't remember your Gmail user name/password or your account has been locked, this info will help you. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps if you're receiving invalid Gmail user name/password errors or your account has been locked. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Internet Spam Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To permanently block text message spam sent from email addresses, email domains and/or text nicknames, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv)/vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Create Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Email Account Settings (Personal POP/IMAP) - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This info is helpful if you need assistance with your personal (POP/IMAP) email settings and locating common email server addresses for your iPhone. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have...
View Email Messages - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Find My Phone

How to Find Your Phone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to locate a lost or stolen Android, Apple, Windows or Blackberry device.

GPS & Location Based Services

E911 Compliance FAQs
[FAQs]
Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.
Wireless Location Based Services FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about location based services.
GPS Location - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Improving GPS Performance
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reminders - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add Layers (Maps) - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Google Backup & restore

Home Screen

Lock/Unlock Screen Portrait Orientation Mode - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If the screen/display on your device doesn't flip or rotate, this shows how to fix it. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Display Icons - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How can I get home screen apps back on my device?
[Community]
My phone deleted the app store and the iTunes app from my home screen how do i get them back?
What is the iPhone 5c screen made out of?
[Community]
Asha asked Verizon Wireless: Q: What is the iPhone 5c screen made out of? A:The Apple iPhone 5c's screen is made from a lacquer hard-coated polycarbonate material.

Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about Mobile Hotspot which lets you share your device's Internet connection with other devices using Wi-Fi. Also, find out how to use it and how you're charged for it.
Set Up Personal HotSpot - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To setup or activate the hotspot on your device for use as an Internet/Wi-Fi connection, follow these instructions. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Personal HotSpot Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To change Personal Hotspot settings, like the Wi-Fi password, on your device, use this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Turn Personal HotSpot On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This shows how to turn the hotspot feature, which enables your device to be used as an Internet connection for other devices, on or off. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Can I still use my iPhone when using the hotspot feature?
[Community]
I just purchased the new iphone se and I want to use my old 5c to set up another phone number but also use it as a mobile hotspot. My question is will I still be able to make and receive phone calls when I am using the hotspot feature to get on the internet via a laptop?
Can I use my device as a personal hotspot for a tablet without any additional costs?
[Community]
I have a 2GB data plan with my iphone 5c.  If I purchase a new tablet can I use the phone as a personal hotspot for the tablet without any additional costs
How do I set up my device as a mobile hotspot?
[Community]
How do u setup a hot spot with a 5C I phone?

Internet & Web Browser

Determining Internet Connection Speeds
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - iOS: Setting up VPN
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Browser History - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Browser Cookies On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't browse the Internet or view website images on your device, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Add a Browser Bookmark - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - Using FaceTime
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Clear Temporary Internet Files - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having trouble connecting to the Internet or a web page won't display on your device, follow these steps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
JavaScript Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't view websites or pages won't load/render on your device, checking your JavaScript settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Web Browser - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Websites - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Language

Language Selection - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Memory/Storage

View Storage Meter/Upgrade Memory - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To see how much Cloud storage you have left or to add more storage for pictures, music, videos and documents, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Memory Card Formatting
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check Memory - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Music

MP3 Player FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about playing music on your mobile device.
Apple article - Latest iTunes® Version
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Play Music Files - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Navigating & Multitasking

Apple® Article - Family Sharing
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Recently Used Apps - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To view, open and close recently used apps, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Operating System & Software

Erase all Content and Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Erasing all content and settings (hard reset) may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), app issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing....
Software Update: Apple iPhone 5c
[Updates]
Discover the benefits of the most recent software update available, and view instructions for how to download it to your Apple iPhone 5c.
Install System Updates - iTunes®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reset Network Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't connect to the Internet or send/receive emails and messages (text/picture/video) on your device, this could help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
iOS Updates - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This provides instructions for updating the software/iOS on your iPhone. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Reset All Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your device crashes and resets itself, apps freeze/hang or reset the device, restoring your device to default settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device....
Restarting the Operating System - Macintosh
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Software Version - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

SIM Card

4G LTE SIM Card FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about 4G LTE SIM cards, which are necessary for using our 4G LTE network with your mobile device.
4G SIM Information
[General Information]
Learn about 4G SIM cards, what they're used for, and how to activate and install one on your device
Locate the 4G SIM PIN/PUK - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to send/receive calls or connect to the Internet, this could help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Remove the SIM Card - Apple iPhone 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Insert the SIM Card - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
View the SIM Card Number - Apple iPhone 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This only helps with viewing the SIM card number/ID on your iPhone. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Unblock SIM PIN - The Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Can I use an international SIM card from Taiwan in my iPhone 5C?
[Community]
Not sure if this is the right space to ask this question.  Basically I will have trip to Taiwan next month and I had browsed some online aboutthings to do to avoid unexpected fat bill.  One mentioned to remove the phone SIM card and replace with the local SIM card.  Is that goodenough to...
How do I find the PUK code for my sim card?
[Community]
There is a PUK code on my sim and I do not remember making this.....Someone please please please help me how to figure this code out so I can be able to use my phone again
How do I get a SIM card for my iPhone 5c?
[Community]
How do I get a new nano SIM card for iPhone 5c?
How to get a sim card for an iPhone 5c while in UK?
[Community]
I am studying abroad and want to get a sim card for my iPhone 5c while i am here. I know it needs to be unlocked in order to do so but I keep hearing the 5c is unlocked and then that its not through verizon? Also there are specialty shops here in the UK that say they can unlock the phone but will that...
Modify the SIM PIN - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Will the Sim Card from my 5c work in my 6s?
[Community]
Will the SIM card in my 5c work in my 6s?

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Apple® Article - If you hear no sound or distorted sound from your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch® speaker
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't hear anything from the built-in speaker on your iPhone or iPad, or if the sound is distorted, muffled, intermittent or you hear static or crackling noises, view this info.
Set Ringtones - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Speakerphone - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Test Microphone - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Do Not Disturb On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Volume Controls - Apple® iPhone®
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to send a text message from your computer/PC to another Verizon Wireless number, this info helps. If you're having issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Text Messaging FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn all about text messaging, including how much it costs, how to do it and more.
How To Use Verizon Messages
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to customize messages, use Integrated Messaging on your phone, tablet and computer and take picture messaging to the next level with Verizon Messages.
Length: 4:03
Text to Landline FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.
Send Picture/Video Message using Email
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
iMessage On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you've recently changed OS types (Apple, Android, Windows, BlackBerry) or are unable to send/receive text messages on your iPhone or messages from other iPhones aren't blue (iMessages), this may help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
Group Messaging - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Picture / Video Messaging email address
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - iOS: Using Messages
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete Message - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Signature - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Enable/Disable SMS - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Garbled Message - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Is there a way to print messages from my inbox?
[Community]
Does anyone know a method to print phone messages??
MMS Messaging On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to send/receive picture messages, checking your MMS messaging settings often helps. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
My daughter went to Canada for a week, and I got her that plan 500 minutes and 500 texts. How does the plan work?
[Community]
My daughter went to Canada for a week, I got her a plan that she gets 500 minutes and 500 texts, incoming is unlimited.  What does 500 texts actually mean????
What is the International Texting and voice plan?
[Community]
I am traveling to Italy soon and would like to be able to send texts back to the states and make/receive calls to and from the states if needed.What do I need to make sure that I DO NOT have any type of data options running on my iPhone 5c? and what is the cost of a text and voice per minute? Thanks...
Why can't I text non iPhone users?
[Community]
I have an iPhone 5c and can't text to some of my non iPhone users all of a sudden. Nobody seems to know how to fix it. Help.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Capture a Screenshot - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Where can I find an instruction manual for my device?
[Community]
Where can I obtain an instructional manual for the Apple phone 5C? Peggy

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

TTY Settings On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reduce Motion Setting - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Wallpapers/Theme

Wallpaper - Picture - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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