First time use: Apple iPhone 3GS

Learn how to use the setup wizard on the Apple iPhone 3GS.





Prepare the battery and SIM card


The battery and SIM card are pre-inserted into the device. No additional steps are required.



Setup wizard


After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:


  1. Power on the device.
  2. Slide the bar to the right to begin.
  3. Select your language from the list and tap the next arrow at the top right.
  4. Select your country / region from the list and tap Next.
  5. Choose a Wi-Fi network and, if prompted, the password then tap Join.
    • If Wi-Fi is not available, tap Use Cellular Connection.
  6. Choose to enable or disable location services and tap Next.
  7. Choose one of the following and tap Next:
    • Set Up as New iPhone
    • Restore from iCloud Backup
    • Restore from iTunes Backup.
  8. Follow the onscreen instructions to create / sign into an Apple ID, sign into iCloud, or connect to your computer.