ZTE Blade™ Vantage - Activate / Set Up Device

If you need to transfer contacts and media from one device to another, follow these step-by-step instructions before activating the new device.

Caution To avoid potential issues, review the following:

  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the right edge of the device) until the ZTE logo appears then release.
  2. From the Welcome screen, select the appropriate language then tap Get Started.
  3. From the Phone Activation screen, tap Next or one of the following options:
    • I'm already with Verizon
      Note If prompted, enter the last 4 digits of the account owner's social security number or the billing password.
      Note 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.
    • I'm not with Verizon
      Note Choose this option if you do not currently have an active phone number with Verizon.
  4. From the 'Select Wi-Fi' screen, select a network to connect to or tap Skip.
  5. From the Google Sign in screen, enter your Google account info or tap Skip.
    Note Once setup is complete, you can add a add a Google account.
  6. If prompted, enter a name for the device then tap Next.
  7. From the 'Protect your phone' screen, tap Not Now then tap SKIP ANYWAY.
    Note Once setup is complete, refer to Set up Screen Lock.
  8. From the Google Services screen, turn on any of the following options then tap Next to continue:
    • Automatically backup device data
    • Use Google's location service to help apps
    • Improve location accuracy
    • Help improve your Android experience
  9. From the Account setup screen, tap SKIP.
    Note To add Email accounts after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Settings > Accounts > Add Account.
  10. From the "Ready to go!" summary screen, tap GOT IT!.

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