Activate / Set Up Device - HTC Desire® 526

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

Note Notes:

  • If performing first time (out-of-the-box) setup, ensure the SIM card is inserted.
  • Accounts (e.g., Gmail, email, etc.) should be set up after activating the device (see Related Topics).

  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge) until the logo appears then release.
  2. Select the appropriate language option then tap the NEXT.
  3. From the Phone activation screen, tap NEXT.
    Note Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
  4. If presented with "Terms of use" screen, tap (check) the following, if desired, to enable then tap NEXT:
    • Share my precise location
    • Share my personal usage data
  5. From the Add your account (Google) screen, tap SKIP then tap SKIP again.
  6. From the Protect your phone screen, tap SKIP FOR NOW then SKIP ANYWAY.
  7. From the Google services screen, tap any of the following services to enable or disable then tap NEXT.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Help apps find your location
    • Improve location accuracy
    • Help improve your Android experience
  8. From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap SKIP then tap NOT NOW.
  9. From the Email setup screen, tap SKIP.
  10. From the Setup Wizard section, review the summary then tap DONE.

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