On the Welcome screen, select the appropriate language then tap next.
Selected when the text appears in red
Connect to Wi-Fi or tap skip.
On the Wi-Fi Sense screen select desired Wi-Fi settings then tap next.
Select an option to choose phone settings:
All items in step 6 are enabled
If selected, skip to step 7
Select any of the following settings then tap next (located in the lower-right).
Enabled when a check mark is present
Allow cellular data usage on your phone
Send Wi-Fi connection information to help discover nearby Wi-Fi
Send keyboard usage information to improve text suggestions and more
Let apps use my advertising ID for experiences across apps
Send phone usage feedback to help improve Microsoft and partner products and services
Automatically download and install Windows Phone updates
Automatically update Store apps
Send my location to Microsoft when my phone is activated
Automatically turn on Reset Protection
This prevents unauthorized users from resetting the phone with a new Microsoft account
From the "Keep your life in sync" screen, tap sign in or create one, starting at step 7.
You must sign in or create a Microsoft Account in order to activate the Reset Protection feature.
If "Sign in later" is chosen, Reset Protection won't be activated. Tap next to continue device activation and skip to step 12.
Refer to Add a Microsoft Account to sign in at a later time and then Reset Protection can be turned on.
Enter Email address and Password then tap next.
If presented with the "Restore phone" screen, tap the device to restore your data from or tap "don't restore", then tap next.
If presented with the "Back up?" screen tap yes.
If presented with the "Cortana " set up screen, tap not now, thanks.
Refer to Set Up Cortana to set up at a later date.
If presented with "All the apps have finished installing", tap next.
On the "Almost done" screen, tap next.
From the "Verizon Setup Wizard" screen (Backup Assistant Plus setup), tap not now (located in the lower-left).
Refer to Initial Setup - Backup Assistant Plus to activate after initial setup.
Review the Privacy Caution and Data Use screen then tap accept (located in the lower-right) to continue with setup.