Activate / Set Up Device - Samsung Galaxy Note® II

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

Caution To avoid potential issues, review the following:

  • Accounts (e.g., Gmail, email, etc.) should be set up after activating the device (see Related Topics).
  • If performing first time (out-of-the-box) setup, ensure the SIM card is inserted.
  • To activate the device on prepaid service, refer to Set up Verizon Prepaid Service.


  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (right edge) until the Samsung logo appears then release.
  2. From the Language selection screen, tap the appropriate language then tap Next (lower-right).
    Note Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. If presented with Restore your contacts screen, tap Next.
  5. If presented with Email setup screen, tap Skip
  6. From the 'Got Google?' screen, tap one of the following:


Related Topics: