iPhone 5c

Apple® iPhone® 5c

Find device-specific support and online tools for your Apple iPhone 5c.
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Activation & Initial Setup

Activating and Setting Up iPhone® 5c and iPhone 5s - Existing Verizon Wireless Customers
[How to Use Guide]
Activating and Setting Up iPhone® 5C and iPhone 5S - Existing Verizon Wireless Customers
Activating and Setting Up iPhone® 5c and iPhone 5s - New Customers
[How to Use Guide]
Activating and Setting Up iPhone 5S/5C for New Verizon Wireless Customers
Activating Your 4G LTE Phone - Existing Customers
[How to Use Guide]
Setup guide for the 4G LTE Phone
Activating Your 4G LTE Phone - New Customers
[How to Use Guide]
Setup guide for the 4G LTE Phone
Apple® iOS® Support
[How to Use Guide]
Equipment Protection FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the options we offer to insure your device and replace lost, stolen or damaged devices.
How to Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a device on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 2:59
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: 1:38
Initial Activation and Setup - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
These instructions help you activate your iPhone 5C.
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....
Mobile Broadband Self Activation - 4G LTE
[Device-Specific Instructions]
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.
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 Content Transfer For Current Customers
[Video]
Verizon customers with a new device can easily copy contacts, photos, music and more from the old device with Verizon Cloud Content Transfer. See the steps in this video.
Length: 2:44
Verizon Cloud Content Transfer For New Customers
[Video]
As a new customer, you can easily copy contacts, photos, music and more from your old device with Verizon Cloud Content Transfer. Watch this video to learn how.
Length: 3:05
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.

Basics

Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.
Device FAQs
[FAQs]
Get answers to general device questions, including insurance, loss, updates and activation.
iPhone® 5s and iPhone 5c FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, including features, how to buy and more.
Notification Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Battery & Power

Battery Inserting/Removing - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Issues - Battery Life
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life). 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.
Battery Issues - No Power - Apple®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Overview - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[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...
Wireless Charging FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about wireless charging with your mobile device.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth® Discovery Mode - Macintosh OS X
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
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...

Calendar

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

Calling & Dialing

Call and 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.
Call Block - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Dial a Number - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Place a Conference Call from Device
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Placing an International Call
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Call Forwarding On/Off from Device
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This provides instructions to start/stop forwarding calls to another number. This may also help if you can't receive calls. 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.
Voice Dial - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Camera, Photos & Videos

Camera Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Play a Video - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Contacts

Add a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Push To Talk Plus
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Edit a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manage Contacts - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To add, edit, import, export, delete and print your contacts via the Verizon Cloud website, 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.
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.

Data

Optimize Data Usage - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data Roaming On/Off - 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 Off/On Facebook Video Auto Play
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Date & Time

Date and Time Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device ID & Info

Locating ESN or MEID Numbers on Handsets
[General Information]
How to locate the ESN or MEID number on handsets.
Signal Strength - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Mac Address - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Information - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View PRL/ERI - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Search

Spotlight Search - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Allow App Usage - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Backlight - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Do Not Disturb On/Off - 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.
Set Up Printing - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Email/Gmail

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.
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...
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.
View Email Messages - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

GPS & Location Based Services

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

GPS & Location Based Services

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.

Internet & Web Browser

Add a Browser Bookmark - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[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.
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.
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.
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.
View Browser History - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Web Browser - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Websites - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Keyboard

Keyboard Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Language

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

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Modify the SIM PIN - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Screen Lock Options - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Off Passcode - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unlock the Device - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Memory/Storage

Check Memory - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[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.
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.

Mobile Hotspot

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.
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.
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.

Music

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

Navigating & Multitasking

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

iOS Updates - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This provides instructions for updating the software/iOS on your iPhone 5C. 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.
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.
View Software Version - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

SIM Card

4G SIM Card FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about 4G SIM cards that's necessary for using our 4G LTE network with your mobile device.
4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]
4G SIM Information
[General Information]
4G SIM Information
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....
Locating the 4G SIM PIN/PUK - VEC Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Modify the SIM PIN - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
NFC SE SIM Card FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the NFC SE SIM card needed to use Softcard™ and other NFC payment services.
Remove the SIM Card - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unblock SIM PIN - The Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View the SIM Card Number - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This only helps with viewing the SIM card number/ID on your iPhone 5C. 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.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Do Not Disturb On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Ringtones - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Speakerphone - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Auto Signature - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Cancel Text Messaging Subscriptions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
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.
Delete Messages - Verizon Messages - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Group Messaging - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How To Use Verizon Messages
[Video]
Verizon Messages is a new text messaging app from Verizon Wireless. Use Verizon Messages on available smartphones to send and receive messages easily. Customize the color and font size of your messages. Use Integrated Messaging to keep up with your messages on your phone, tablet and computer. Take...
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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....
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.
Picture / Video Messaging email address
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Text Messaging FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn all about text messaging, including how much it costs, how to do it and more.
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.

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.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

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

Wallpapers/Theme

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

Wi-Fi & Network

Add a Wi-Fi Network - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
LTE 4G On/Off - Apple® iPad
[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....
Turn LTE 4G On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wi-Fi FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about using Wi-Fi networks with a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.
Wi-Fi On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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