Setting up an Apple iPhone 11 manually as a new device

Setting up your new Apple iPhone 11 is a pretty straightforward process. All you need to have is your Apple ID, which you’re going to use to be able to take advantage of Apple’s services. You will have to go through a lot of steps before you can use your iPhone but once you’ve properly set it up, you can enjoy all the features and services.

Follow these steps on how to manually set up your iPhone 11 as a new device…

  1. During the first boot, you will immediately be greeted by your iPhone with Hello. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to get started.
  2. Select your language.
  3. Select your country or region.
  4. On the Quick Start screen, you may read the short info displayed. After that, tap Set Up Manually.
  5. Select a Wi-Fi network you’d like to connect to.The indicator is in the center right of the screen. Wi-Fi hotspots may have security limitations. If necessary, enter a password and tap Join.
  6. On Data & Privacy screen, tap Continue.
  7. You will then be prompted if you want to set up Face ID. Tap Set Up Later in Settings.The indicator is in the bottom center of the screen. Your iPhone 11 has facial recognition called Face ID. This allows you to unlock iPhone, just by looking at it. For this tutorial, we’re skipping Face ID setup. You can enable Face ID, but steps may vary based on what you choose. You can also adjust your Face ID preferences later in settings.
  8. After the Face ID, you will be prompted to set up your passcode. Tap Passcode Options.
  9. Now choose the passcode you want to use. But in this tutorial, let’s skip setting up the passcode, so tap Don’t Use Passcode.
  10. Tap Don’t Use Passcode again.
  11. In the next screen, tap Don’t Transfer Apps and Data.The indicator is in the bottom right of the screen. For this tutorial, we’re showing how to manually set up iPhone 11 as a new device. You can also restore content from previous accounts or devices, but steps may vary based on what you choose.
  12. You will now be asked to enter your Apple ID. Tap the Apple ID field.
  13. Enter your Apple ID, which is usually an email address. 
  14. After keying in your Apple ID, tap Next.
  15. Now, enter your password.
  16. Tap Next.The indicator is in the top right of the screen. You may be prompted to enter a Two Factor Authentication code before continuing. The code will be sent to one of your other Apple devices.
  17. You may read the terms and conditions if you want, or you simply Agree to them all since you already bought an iPhone 11. 
  18. In Express Settings screen, tap Continue.
  19. The next screen will prompt you want firmware updates to be automatically downloaded and installed on your device. Tap Install Updates Manually. For this tutorial, we’re skipping automatic updates for iPhone during setup. You can enable automatic updates, but steps may vary based on what you choose. You can also adjust your update preferences later in settings.
  20. As for Siri, tap Set Up Later in Settings. We’re skipping Siri during setup. You can enable Siri, but steps may vary based on what you choose. You can also adjust your Siri preferences later in settings.
  21.  We’re also skipping Screen Time during setup. You can enable Screen Time, but steps may vary based on what you choose. You can also adjust your Screen Time preferences later in settings. So, tap Set Up in Settings Later.
  22. For App analytics, it’s up to you if you want to share it or not, but in this tutorial, let’s skip it. Tap Don’t Share.
  23. True Tone Display is enabled by default. You can also adjust your display preferences later in settings. True Tone Display automatically adapts to ambient lighting for a consistent user experience in different environments. Touch and hold See Without True Tone Display to temporarily disable this feature. Tap Continue.
  24. Now choose whether you want the Light or Dark appearance. When you’ve made your choice, tap Continue. 
  25. You will be shown how to go back to the Home screen. Read the info and tap Continue.
  26. Do the same on the next two screens. 
  27. Finally, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to launch iPhone.

Now, you’re ready to use your new iPhone 11. I hope that this simple tutorial has been helpful. 

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