- Pop your Vodafone SIM card into your iPhone.- Connect your iPhone to the USB 2.0 port on your Mac or PC using the cable that came with your iPhone.- Download and install the latest version of iTunes to your Mac or PC
Your iPhone User Interface will open and your iPhone will be fully
functional. All Home screen icons should be visible.
This means you can now:
*make and receive calls*send and receive SMS text messages*access data services and browse the web*leave and retrieve voicemail
If the device does not activate
correctly, please follow the steps below to see if the issue can be resolved.
- Make sure there is an internet connection available on the Mac or PC to which you are connecting your iPhone
- Check that the correct SIM is in the device
- If the iTunes site displays the message: “Activations are not available
at this time,” please try again a little later on
From the Settings menu, go to General, then into About,
when you look at Version, you’ll see the iPhone software version you are using
(this should say
4.2.1 for iPhone 3G and 6.0.1 or above for
iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5).
If you are using an earlier
version of the iPhone software, you must update it using iTunes.
To access Vodafone’s Mobile
Internet services on your iPhone you’ll need to set up WEB APN.
- Select the Settings menu.- Select the General menu.- Select the Network menu.- Select the Cellular Data menu.- Click on APN under Advanced.
Enter the Vodafone APN:
- APN: web.vodafone.com.qa- Username: none- Password: none
1.Install Latest version of iTunes (Version 11) from
http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ or if you have iTunes already installed
you can select Help > Check for updates in iTunes
2.Connect your device to your computer
3.Select your iphone when it comes under devices section
4.Select Summary Tab.
5.Click on “Check for Updates”
6.You will be
notified about the new version iOS 6.0.1 available for your device. Select update
to update your device.
update you will be asked if you want to backup your device data. Select yes if
you want to backup your data. Note: Do NOT unplug the device while updating the
Go to Settings > Phone >
toggle the Face Time switch to turn it on.
Depending on Network congestion
it can take from 5 minutes to 1 hour.
An SMS will be sent from your
phone for the activation; however this SMS is free of charge.
works on WiFi networks and now it works over 3G and data charges apply.
No, Face Time
will be turned off automatically only when you update or restore your iphone.
After updating/ restoring the device you will be prompted again if you want to
activate Face Time.
Official iPhone handset’s brought in the Middle East region are
not enabled with the FaceTime feature, this is a restriction set by Apple. As
an official iPhone supplier, Vodafone Qatar requested for the FaceTime feature
to be enabled for all its iPhone buyers and by default is locked to a Vodafone
SIM. For a list of supporting operators in the Middle East visit http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1937
FaceTime will be locked to your Vodafone Qatar SIM. If you
put any other SIM from a different operator when in Europe or any other
country, your iPhone won’t show FaceTime as an option. There are some operators
outside of Qatar which may enable FaceTime to work on your iPhone brought from
Yes, your iPhone was by default enabled with FaceTime from
the country of purchase which means your handset is unlocked and will work with
any SIM from any operator around the world.
No, you can use any operator’s SIM card on the iPhone
purchased from us. However, FaceTime will work only with Vodafone.
Apple initially launched FaceTime disabled for entire Middle
East. Please see http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1937 But we’ve requested Apple to enable FaceTime
for our customers
It is highly likely that your iPhone was not purchased
from an official iPhone supplier in Qatar, Vodafone is the only official iPhone
supplier in Qatar
Vodafone Qatar is the only official iPhone supplier in
Qatar which means if you buy an iPhone from Vodafone Qatar the FaceTime feature
will be locked to a Vodafone SIM.
If you brought your iPhone from another region where
FaceTime is enabled by default this feature will work with any SIM from any
operator around the world
does offer the Personal Hotspot feature on all iOS devices. It works on all
versions of iPhones and iPads with SIM (including iPad Mini).
configure your Personal Hotspot through the menu by: Settings General Cellular on your device.
If you don’t
see the Personal Hotspot option on your device, go to Settings >General > Cellular. You must ‘enable’ it first.
See below in the FAQs: How to
enable Personal Hotspot on your iPhone or iPad?
case you are not able to update your device directly, please use iTunes on your
computer to do so.
Also see below in the FAQs: How
to enable personal hotspot via iTunes?
1. Go to Settings
-> General -> About menu
2. The below notification will appear on your
screen to update your Carrier settings.
3. Select update
4. To ensure you have updated your iPhone to
the correct settings, go to Settings
> General > About and check the carrier version. This should be Vodafone
QA 14.1 or higher.
5. To now enable your Personal Hotspot, go to Settings > General > Cellular
and enable Personal Hotspot
6. You are now ready to enjoy your Personal
you are not able to get this update on your device, connect your device to
iTunes on your computer. Make sure your computer is connected to internet. You
will get a popup on your iTunes screen to update carrier settings for your
iPhone. Select ‘Update’ and you will be able to enable Personal Hotspot
this case please follow these steps:
a) Go to Settings > General
> Scroll down to Profile. Remove
Internet and WAP profile from here.
b) Press and hold Home and power key until
your iPhone is switched off completely.
press power key to start your iPhone.
powered up, Go to Settings > General
> Cellular, and you should be able to activate Personal
To use MMS on your iPhone
(applies only to iPhone 3G and 3GS only) you must be using the iPhone version
3.0 software or higher.
Once you’ve confirmed that you’re using the iPhone 3.0 software, from
the Settings menu, go to General, then enter the Network menu,
then go into the Cellular Data Network menu where the settings
must look like the below:
MMSC: http://mms.vodafone.com.qa/mmscMMS Proxy: 10.101.97.102:80MMS Max Message Size: 307200MMS UA Prof URL:
MMS You must keep the Username, Password and MMS
UA Prof URL fields empty.
- Register your iPhone.- iTunes Store terms and conditions (Software Licence
Agreement).- Create an iTunes account (you’ll need a credit card but
won’t be charged until you make a purchase), or enter your iTunes account ID if
you already have an account.- Set up your iPhone. Information on syncing your iPhone
with your Mac or PC is available at www.apple.com/itunes or as an iPhone optimised web
application designed for viewing on your iPhone (in multiple languages).
You can install iPhone software
version 6.0.1 on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad
mini. For iPhone 3G latest software version is iOS 4.2.1
Once you swap your mobile
number onto your new Micro/Nano SIM, your standard SIM will be deactivated, so
you won’t be able to use it again. Make sure you have your micro/Nano SIM in
your iPhone 4/5 before you request your mobile number to be transferred.
REMEMBER, to back up your contacts from your current SIM card. You can do this
to iTunes if you are already an iPhone user- Visiting
any Vodafone store once you have your Micro SIM – we can copy your contacts
from your old SIM to your Micro SIM.
Siri is the intelligent personal assistant that
helps you get things done just by asking. It allows you to use your voice to
send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more.
No, Siri comes pre-installed only on iPhone 4S
and iPhone 5
Go to Settings > General > Siri, and turn
No. Siri, needs internet connection to work. It
can work over 3G or wifi.
iMessage is new messaging service from apple
for all iOS 5.0 devices. You can send unlimited text messages via Wi-Fi, 3G
from your iPad, iPhone to other iOS 5.0 devices.
Go to settings > Messages > iMessage,
turn it on
Go to Settings> International > Language,
scroll down to select Arabic.
You get international one year warranty when
you purchase iPhone from us.