Activate / Set Up Device - HTC Desire® 612

If you are upgrading your existing Verizon device, follow these steps to activate before proceeding with the instructions below.

Note Notes:


  1. If powered off, press and release the Power button (located on the top edge) until the HTC logo appears then release.
  2. Tap the appropriate Language then tap Next (located in the lower-right).
  3. From the 'Your new Verizon Wireless phone is now active' screen, tap Next.
    Note Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
  4. From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap Skip then tap Not Now.
    Note To add Verizon Cloud after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Verizon > Cloud.
  5. Tap either Wi-Fi Only or Both Wi-Fi and Mobile Networks then tap Done with Cloud.
  6. From the Email Accounts screen, tap Skip.
    Note To add Email accounts after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Mail.
  7. From the Got Google screen, navigate: No > Not now.
    Note Once setup is complete, refer to Add an Existing Google Account or Create a New Google Account.