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Pantech 4G LTE Global USB Modem UML290
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DROID MAXX 2
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Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router with Voice
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DuraXV
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Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2
Transpyre™ Prepaid
Moto X™ (2nd Gen.)
Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem 551L
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Verizon 4G LTE USB Modem UML295
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GizmoPal™
LG Optimus Zone™ 2 Prepaid
Moto X™ by Motorola
HTC One M9
Galaxy Note® Edge
Nokia Lumia 928
iPad® Air 2
Nexus 6
Samsung Brightside™
DROID TURBO 2 - Designed by You
Moto G™ by Motorola
Samsung Convoy™ 2
Microsoft Lumia 735
G Pad™ 10.1 LTE
DROID RAZR MAXX HD by MOTOROLA
HTC One®
LG G Pad™ X8.3
Nokia Lumia 822
Samsung Intensity™ II
LG Exalt™
DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE by HTC
Samsung Gusto® 2
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MHS291L
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone
DROID RAZR by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy S® III mini
Lucid™3 by LG
G Pad™ 7.0 LTE
Samsung Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
hum by Verizon
Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595
Samsung Intensity™ III
Nokia Lumia Icon
Blackberry Classic
LG Cosmos™ 2
LTE Internet (Installed)
DROID RAZR HD by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)
Apple® iPad® Air™
LG Octane™
LG Terra™
DROID RAZR MAXX by MOTOROLA
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620LE
HTC One® (M8) for Windows®
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
DROID DNA by HTC
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)
LG Revere®
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi and MiFi® 2200 Hotspot
Verizon SureResponse®
Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot - OTA
LG Revere® 2
GizmoPal® 2 by LG
LG enV®3
Enact™ by LG
Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot - AC791L
LG Accolade™
LG Exalt™II
Lancet™
Apple® iPad® mini with Retina display
BlackBerry® Z30 smartphone
HTC Desire® 612
Gear S2
Apple® iPad® mini
BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone
GizmoGadget™ by LG
Kyocera DuraXV+
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi + 4G
Samsung Gusto®
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1)
Samsung Convoy™
HTC One® remix
DROID BIONIC by MOTOROLA
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
LG Cosmos™
DROID by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™ II
Lancet™ for Android™
Samsung Galaxy Stellar™
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (8.0)
Casio G'zOne Ravine®
Motorola RAZR V3m
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
iPad® mini 4
HTC One® max
Lucid™ by LG
Samsung Galaxy Tab®
Lucid™2 by LG
Hydro ELITE by KYOCERA
BlackBerry® Q10 smartphone
Google Nexus 7
DROID INCREDIBLE 2 by HTC
LG Extravert™
LG 4G LTE USB Modem VL600
Pantech Perception™
DROID X2 by MOTOROLA
Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem
Samsung Galaxy Tab® (10.1)
DROID X by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro
Motorola Barrage™
Samsung Galaxy Tab® S
Apple® iPad® with Retina display
LG VX8300
BlackBerry® Bold 9650 smartphone
Galaxy Tab E
Delphi Connect with 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot
Samsung Illusion™
Windows Phone 8X by HTC
DROID 3 by MOTOROLA
Motorola XOOM™ 4G LTE
Samsung Haven™
Pantech Hotshot™
Samsung Fascinate™
Motorola MOTO™ W755
LG enV® TOUCH
Spectrum™ 2 by LG
Microsoft Surface 3
Pantech Breakout™
Casio G'zOne Boulder®
LG enV®2
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™
Sony Xperia® Z2
Moto X™ - Designed by You (2nd Generation)
LG Optimus Zone™ 3 Prepaid
Samsung Smooth™
LG Cosmos™ Touch
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1
HTC Rhyme™
Samsung Intensity™
LG Vortex™
LG Migosm
Pantech Jest™ 2
Moto X™ - Designed by You
iPad® mini 3
LG VX5500
Samsung Knack™
Samsung Alias™ 2
Casio G'zOne Brigade®
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone without camera
DROID INCREDIBLE by HTC
Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
Dell™ Vostro™ V13 Laptop
Ellipsis® Kids
Verizon MiFi™2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
Delphi Connect
Intuition™ by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition
BlackBerry® Tour™ 9630 smartphone
Verizon Fivespot™ Global Ready™ 3G Mobile Hotspot
DROID CHARGE by SAMSUNG
Nokia Lumia 2520
LG VX5400
THUNDERBOLT™ by HTC
Samsung ATIV SE™
Samsung ATIV Odyssey™
Verizon Wireless UMW190 Global USB Modem
DROID 2 GLOBAL by MOTOROLA
Casio G'zOne Rock™
LG VX8360
LG Optimus Zone™
Samsung Galaxy Legend™
Motorola W385
HTC Rezound™
BlackBerry® Pearl™ Flip 8230 smartphone
Verizon Converged VOIP Device
Samsung SCH-u340
BlackBerry® Storm2™ 9550 smartphone Prepaid
Verizon Wireless USB720 Modem
BlackBerry® Curve™ 8330 smartphone
LG Ally™
Samsung Galaxy Camera®
Pantech Marauder™
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9330 smartphone
Verizon Wireless UM175 USB Modem
HTC Trophy™
LG Optimus Exceed™ Prepaid
Apple® iPad®
Motorola Adventure™ V750
DROID 2 by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy Tab® (7.7)
LG Chocolate® Touch
Revolution™ by LG
Spectrum™ by LG
LG Voyager™
LG VX8350
Samsung Alias™
Samsung Reality™
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S
Samsung Juke
Motorola MOTO™ VU204
Samsung SCH-u410
Pantech Caper™ Prepaid
Verizon Wireless Escapade®
Sony Xperia® PLAY
DROID PRO by MOTOROLA
LG Chocolate®
Verizon Wireless Coupe™
Verizon Wireless UM150 USB Modem
Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595U USB Modem
BlackBerry® 8830 World Edition smartphone
Pantech Crux™
LG Dare™
LG VX5300
LG Enlighten®
Blackberry Classic Non-Camera
Verizon Wireless USB727 Modem
Casio EXILIM
Motorola MOTOKRZR K1m
LG VX5200
DROID XYBOARD 10.1 by MOTOROLA
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2 Non-Camera
Verizon Wireless Salute™
BlackBerry® Torch™ 9850 smartphone
Verizon Wireless CDM8975
BlackBerry® Curve™ 8530 smartphone
LG enV®
G'zOne Boulder™ Black and Silver
Verizon Wireless PC5750 PC Card
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9370 smartphone
Samsung SCH-u430
LG Versa™
Samsung Rogue™
Samsung SCH-a950
Samsung SCH-a870
LG VX6100
LG VX3200
Samsung Omnia® II
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9310 smartphone
Motorola E815
Motorola RAZR V3m in Gray
LG VX8100
DROID ERIS by HTC
Motorola V325
Samsung SCH-u540
Motorola Entice™
LG Glance™
LG Chocolate® 3
Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
Compaq® Mini CQ10-688nr Netbook
DROID XYBOARD 8.2 by MOTOROLA
Motorola XOOM™
Motorola V325i
LG VX8700
Motorola RAZR V3c
Verizon Wireless Razzle™
Samsung Zeal™
LG VX4500
HP® Mini 1151NR Netbook
Samsung SCH-a930
Sharp KIN™ ONE
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S Push to Talk without Camera
Motorola MOTO Q™ 9c
Gateway® LT2016u Netbook
Verizon Wireless Adamant™
Verizon Wireless V740 ExpressCard
Motorola W315
Samsung Trance™
Nokia 2705 Shade™ Non-Camera
Samsung N150 Netbook
Pantech PN-215
LG VX3300
Motorola Rival™
Samsung SCH-a670
Nokia 6205
Motorola DEVOUR™ with MOTOBLUR™
Samsung Continuum™
Motorola MOTO™ Z6c World Edition
Samsung SCH-a650
Sierra Wireless AirCard® 555D
Samsung SCH-a310
HP® Pavilion dm1-3010nr Notebook
Nokia 6015i Prepaid
Nokia 7705 Twist™
LG V
LG Clout™
HP® Pavilion dm1-2010nr Entertainment Notebook
Samsung Gleam®
LG VX4650
Pantech PN-820
LG VX6000
HTC Merge®
Samsung SCH-i760
Samsung Glyde™
Motorola V710
Samsung Renown™
Verizon Wireless CDM8950
Samsung SCH-a850
LG Fathom®
DROID R2D2 by MOTOROLA
Motorola CITRUS™
Jest™
Samsung SCH-u550
Nokia 6215i
Verizon Wireless USB1000 Global USB Modem
Pantech PN-210
Verizon AD3700 Global USB Modem
Sharp KIN™ TWO
Sierra Wireless AirCard® 580
Samsung FlipShot®
Nokia 2128i
Samsung Gem™
Verizon Wireless PN-300
Samsung Sway™
LG VENUS™
Motorola Q™
HP® Mini 110-3098NR Netbook
Motorola V60s
BlackBerry® 7250
Verizon Wireless V620
Kyocera KX414
Kyocera KX444
HTC Ozone™ with TALKS™ for Verizon Wireless
LG VX9400
HP® Mini 311-1037NR Netbook
Nokia 7205 Intrigue™
Nokia 2366i
Samsung i600 Smartphone
Nokia 3589i
Verizon Wireless Blitz® Prepaid
Kyocera K323
Motorola Krave™ ZN4
Nokia 2605 Mirage
Verizon XU870 Global ExpressCard®
Verizon Wireless CDM 7075
SCH-u410 Prepaid
Motorola MOTORIZR Z6tv
Sharp KIN™ ONEm
LG VX4700
HTC Apache XV6700
Nokia 6315i
Motorola Rapture™ VU30
HP® Mini 210-1076NR Netbook
Samsung Saga™
Samsung i700 Pocket PC
Nokia 2285
Motorola MOTO Q™ music 9m
HP® Mini 110-1046NR Netbook
Motorola V325xi
Verizon Wireless XV6600 without Camera
Verizon KPC680 ExpressCard®
Samsung SCH-a990
Nokia 6236i
Kyocera KPC650
Motorola T720
Samsung SCH-u620
Motorola MOTORAZR maxx Ve
Nokia 2705 Shade™
Motorola V276
Kyocera SE47
Samsung SCH-a790
Verizon Wireless V640
Samsung SCH-i730
Motorola MOTO™ Z6cx World Edition without Camera
Kyocera KX2
Motorola T300p
Samsung SCH-a795
Motorola C343
Motorola T730
Motorola MOTOSLVR L7C
HTC Touch Pro™
Verizon Wireless U630 PC Card
Samsung SCH-a630
Samsung SCH-n330
BlackBerry® 7750
Samsung SCH-a610
Kyocera K404
Nokia 6305i
LG VX2000
Motorola V60p
Samsung SCH-a530
Sharp KIN™ TWOm
Motorola V120e
Samsung Omnia®
Samsung SCH-a970
Motorola V65p
Motorola V276 Prepaid
Kyocera KX1v
Motorola C333
Motorola V265
Samsung SCH-a890
Samsung SCH-i830

Accessories

Initial Setup - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® Discovery Mode - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manually Pair - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® On/Off - Apple® Watch
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restart / Soft Reset - 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.
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.
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.
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 Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a device on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 2:59
Quick Guide for Your Certified Like-New Replacement Device
[How to Use Guide]
Certified Like-New Replacement Device Activation and Shipping Guides
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: 2:33
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
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
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: 2:00
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
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: 1:48
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: 1:58
Move to iOS® App for Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple iOS Support
[How to Use Guide]

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.
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 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]
Call Waiting - Apple® iOS
[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 2 - Invalid Number
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 4 - Dialing Change
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 9 - Roamer Dialing Instructions
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 39 - Authentication Error
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Announcement 1 - No page response
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Voice Dial - 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?
Plus (+) Dialing - 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.
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.
Move to iOS® App for Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Push To Talk Plus
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete a Contact - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Edit 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 Everything℠ 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
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.
Optimize Data Usage - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data On/Off - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
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.

Date & Time

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

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]
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.
How to Use Guide: Identifying Device Damage
[How to Use Guide]
A How to Use guide about identifying device damage.
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 Water Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Charging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Information - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage - Separated Hinges
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Can I file an insurance claim for a cracked screen?
[Community]
So like my father just bought insurance few days ago and my screen is cracked. Am i able to get it replaced?
Signal Strength - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Mac Address - 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]
Apple® Article - iOS: Search with Spotlight
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Set Up Printing - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Control Center - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restriction Settings - Apple® iPhone® 5c
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Do Not Disturb On/Off - 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.
Backlight - 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!
Handoff On/Off - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 - 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.
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...
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.
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]

Internet & Web Browser

Determining Internet Connection Speeds
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Browser Bookmark - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Apple® Article - Using FaceTime
[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.
Apple® Article - iOS: Setting up VPN
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Browser History - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Websites - 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.
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]

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.
Check Memory - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Mobile 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.
How do I set up my device as a mobile hotspot?
[Community]
How do u setup a hot spot with a 5C I phone?

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

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.
Apple® Article - Family Sharing
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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....
View Software Version - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restarting the Operating System - Macintosh
[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]
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
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]
Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Speakerphone - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[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]
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.
Garbled Message - iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Signature - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete Message - Apple® iPhone® 5C
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Is there a way to print messages from my inbox?
[Community]
Does anyone know a method to print phone messages??
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????

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]

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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