ZTE Blade™ Vantage 2 - 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 until the ZTE screen appears then release.
    Power button
  2. Select the appropriate language then tap Next.
    Activation start screen
  3. From the 'Phone Activation' screen, tap NEXT.
    Note If prompted, enter the account PIN then follow the onscreen prompts (see Account PIN FAQs for additional info).
    Note If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off.
    Phone activation screen
  4. From the 'Set up Wi-Fi' screen, select a network then enter the password.
    Note If you choose 'SKIP', you can add Wi-Fi networks after setup is complete.
    Wi-Fi setup screen
  5. From the 'Copy apps & data' screen, tap Next then follow the prompts.
    Copy apps & data screen
  6. Sign in to your existing Google™ account or create a new one.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can add your Google account after setup is complete. Skip to step 8.
    Google sign-in screen
  7. To continue, read Google's Terms of Service and Privacy policy then tap I agree.
    Note To view the policy, tap the appropriate link then tap Close to continue.
    Google welcome screen
  8. From the 'Google Services' screen, select any of the following to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap ACCEPT.
    Note You may need to scroll to the bottom of the screen to continue.
    Google Services screen
  9. From the 'Protect your phone' screen, tap an option then follow the on-screen prompts.
    Note If you choose 'Not now', you can add a screen lock after setup is complete.
    Screen lock setup screen
  10. From the Google Assistant screen, tap Next.
    Note If a Google account wasn't added, skip to step 14.
    Google Assistant screen
  11. From the Voice Match screen, tap 'I AGREE' or 'NO THANKS' to skip.
    Voice Match screen
  12. From the Google Pay screen, tap 'Add a card' or 'Skip'.
  13. From the 'Anything else?' screen, tap the preferred option.
    Font / Wallpaper setup screen
  14. From the 'Verizon Services' screen, tap the switches to turn on Switch on or off Switch off as preferred then tap ACCEPT.
    Verizon Services screen
  15. From the 'Verizon Cloud' screen, tap NEXT.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can set up Verizon Cloud after setup is complete.
    Verizon Cloud setup screen
  16. From the 'Account setup' screen, select an email account type then enter your sign-in info.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can add an email account after setup is complete.
    Email account setup screen
  17. From the 'Ready to go!' screen, tap GOT IT!.
    Setup confirmation screen


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