iPocalypse? iPhone Can't Be Activated In-Store

What was originally thought to be a London-isolated problem is now clearly widespread. Apple is scrambling today as a glitch in iTunes prevents customers from activating their newly purchased iPhones in-store as promised.

The problem is causing huge delays at Apple stores and other iPhone service providers worldwide, as store personnel wrestle with the issue and word of the problem spreads on the Web. In order for an iPhone to be activated, it must be synced up with iTunes.

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Adamalicious2853d ago

This is sadly true. What's worse is that activating at home isn't going so hot either.

Tony240ZT2853d ago

A buddy at work is having the same prob. Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) is the company that hooks into the iTunes software and registers the phones on AT&T's network, as well as the other networks in EU. I see their stock is up today, but I wouldn't be surprised if it dumps badly tomorrow with some finger pointing at them.

Boink2853d ago

itunes issues affecting here in canada too.

way to go apple...

Old Greg2853d ago

RIM Never has these kind of problems. WTF, Apple?

Adamalicious2853d ago

I just got mine to work like 2 seconds after I posted.

Marceles2853d ago (Edited 2853d ago )

Yeah Apple really messed up on this one...everyone on the support forums have been going crazy since this morning. I finally got old one updated by docking it and undocking it a few times.

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