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Apr 14, 2011, 1:20 PM
So...my lady just received a Verizon iphone and she is telling me that she has to have an itunes account and provide a credit card before she can activate it. Is this correct?

Apr 29, 2011, 8:55 AM
Yep. It has to synced to iTunes first. Don't know about the credit card

May 18, 2011, 9:54 AM
The first iPhone had to be hooked up to iTunes to be activated. They should be activated at the store for you unless she ordered it as a replacement, in which case yes, she needs to hook it up to iTunes to activate it for you. It's VERY simple.

As far as the credit card goes, she needs to put one on so when she makes purchases it'll justy charge they card. Also, the credit/debit card is used to verify identity. Hope this helps!

May 18, 2011, 11:42 AM
I found a cool trick to avoid having my actual credit card info stored with apple. I had an old Visa gift card that had .15 dolars left on it. I used that information along with a fake address and i was able to create an Apple account. If i need to i can then put money on my gift card as needed to purchase the goodies from apple.

I know this is late, but hope it helps

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