We have said this time and again that Android score over iPhone on flexibility component. Unlike other smartphones, iPhone doesn’t allow you to run apps without inserting SIM card. This frustrates many iPhone users and they are always on the hunt for ways to activate iPhone without using SIM card.

To help your hunt gets over, we have found out three sure-shot methods for you so that you can use your iPhone without even inserting SIM card in it.

How to Activate iPhone Without SIM Card

How to Activate iPhone Without SIM Card: 3 Methods Explained

Method #1: By Using Emergency Call Feature

Step #1. Sure your iPhone is turned ‘ON’ if it is then clicked on the ‘Home button‘.

Step #2. Now tap on ‘Emergency call’ and make a call to 112.

Step #3. Instantly press the ‘Power’ button on your iPhone and you will get some pop-ups.

Step #4. Tap on ‘Cancel’ on all the pop-ups and end the call.

Now you will get your iPhone home screen without having SIM card inserted.

Note: For some serious emergency and SOS you can use the tips on how to use Emergency SOS on iPhone in iOS 10.2.

Method 2: By using iTunes

Step #1. Download and install the latest iTunes version from Apple on your PC.

Step #2. Connect your non-activated iPhone with your PC by using iPhone USB cable.

Step #3. Now run the iTunes program on your PC and follow the instructions on the screen.

This process will also activate your iPhone without using SIM.

Method #3: By Using R-SIM/X-SIM

Step #1. Insert your R-SIM or X-SIM on your iPhone.

Step #2. Select your carrier from the list. (You can also enter the IMSI code of the carrier instead.)

Step #3. Confirm the above and restart your iPhone.

Once the reboot happens, at the start look for service and when found you will get an activation message as a popup on the screen.

Also Read: Best Tips to Fix the Unresponsive or Broken Home Button on iPhone

Any of the three methods we have prescribed here should work on activating your iPhone without using SIM card. If these methods work or don’t do let us know on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus or here in the comments section.