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Program your Samsung Galaxy S III

Last Updated: May 16, 2014

Steps to activate your Samsung Galaxy S III

Symptoms:

  • Phone is not active
  • Unable to make or receive calls
  • Unable to send or receive text messages

Note: Before you try these steps, check the Sprint coverage map and verify that you are in an area with good coverage.

  • Hands free activation

    If this is the first time activating your phone, hands-free activation automatically runs in the background as you go through the initial sign-in process.

    Initial sign-in and first use

  • Update the data profile

    If this is not the first time activating your phone or hands-free activation did not complete successfully, update the data profile.

    Update the data profile

  • Manually program your phone

    If hands-free activation did not complete successfully or the data profile did not update, manually program your phone.

    Manually program your phone

If you're having trouble activating your Samsung Galaxy S® III, make an appointment at a convenient Sprint Store.

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