In a first major glitch in Apples “super premium” iPhone X, buyers in the US took to Twitter to report issues related to activating their new devices. Also Read - iPhone 12 Mini reaches end of production already, say rumoursAlso Read - Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza sale top deals: iPhone SE, Poco X3 Pro and more on discount
“The issue seems to be affecting some AT&T, Verizon and Sprint users in the last few hours when they tried to get service on Apple’s $1,000 phone. When users tried to activate the device, a message popped up saying, ‘The activation server is temporarily unavailable’, The Verge reported on late on Friday. Also Read - Beware! This new iOS bug breaks WiFi on iPhones: Here's a quick fix for it
A buyer tweeted: “Hey @Apple not sure if you heard, but the #iPhoneX came out today. Maybe fix the activation server? Now, please.” ALSO READ: Apple iPhone X is selling for as high as Rs 170,000 on eBay India
“Well I got my iPhone X. Activation appears to be another issue entirely. Continuous ‘could not activate iPhone’ message,” tweeted another user.
Apple is yet to comment.
However, the issue could just be related to iPhones purchased directly from Apple and not from the carriers in the US. “Some of our customers experienced a delay activating their iPhone X,” an AT&T spokesperson was quoted as saying. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone X first impressions: When you have to control your emotions
Apple introduced its much-awaited iPhone X globally, including in India, on Friday amid heavy demand. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone X: How to set up and use Face ID