If powered off, press and hold the Power button until the moto logo appears then release.
From the Welcome screen, select the appropriate language then tap LET'S GO.
Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
If presented with the Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
If prompted, enter the last 4 digits of the account owner's social security number or the billing password.
If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old phone to complete.
If presented with the Set up your Moto Z2 force screen, tap Set up as new.
If presented with the Verify your account screen, sign in with the Google account that was previously synced on the device, tap NEXT then tap No.
From the Add your Account (Google) screen, tap SKIP > SKIP.
From the Name screen, enter the first and last name then tap NEXT.
From the Unlock with fingerprint screen, tap Skip > SKIP ANYWAY.
From the Google services screen, select any of the following to enable or disable then tap NEXT (may require scrolling to the bottom).
Enabled when a check mark is present.
Automatically back up device data
Use Google's location service to help apps
Improve location accuracy
Help improve your Android experience
From the Meet your Google Assistant screen, tap NO THANKS.
From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap SKIP (in the lower-left) then tap NOT NOW.
From the Email Accounts screen, tap SKIP (in the lower-right).
Review the Moto Privacy settings then tap ACCEPT.
Tap Privacy settings
When finished, tap DONE.
Tap the left arrow icon < (located in the lower-left).