If you have updated your iPhone from IOS 6 to IOS beta for testing or development purposes, you may have faced or countered the activation errors. What actually happens is , when you try to update to iOS 7 beta, Apple checks the UDID of the device to make sure it is registered with developer account. Same happened to a friend of mine, who actually had the legit developer account, after that he informed me of the issue, so I searched and find out many people having the same issue/problem. So, then I thought to let my readers know how to fix iOS 7 Beta Activation Errors.
Note: Note this tutorial/guide is for those, who have got legitimate UDID registered with Apple Developers account, If you do not have, sorry it won’t work for you.
How to Fix iOS 7 Beta Activation Errors
First of all you need to Downgrade back to IOS 6.
If you are having the activation issues, chances are that you have updated to iOS 7 beta through the Restore Option, instead of Update option from iTunes. This is what the main reason behind this activation error on iOS 7 beta. Hopefully you have understood, how to fix the activation error on iOS 7 beta version. If not, follow the below instructions, how to fix activation error on iPhone.
By now I assume that you have successfully downgraded to iOS 6 and Backup your device. Now you need to update back to iOS 7 beta.
Step 1: Connect your device to PC and Open iTunes.
Step 2: Now under the device options,
- If you’re on Mac: Hold the Alt+Option key and then click the Update button in iTunes.
- If you’re on Windows: Hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and hit the Update button in iTunes.
Step 3: Now navigate to the folder, where you have saved your iOS 7 beta file and select it.
Now leave everything to iTunes, which should do it without any errors and your iPhone will be updated to iOS 7 beta version without any activation errors.
I am pretty sure, the above method should fix the activation issue with your iOS device running iOS 7 beta. Lets us know in the comment section, how it went for you and whether you got your activation error fixed?