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“Verizon provisioning error” on Andoid/iPhone occurs when a user try to activate a new phone on Verizon or do not receive messages on the phone. Well this error indicates malfunctioning of your device and as per the reports some users have also claimed this error because of corrupted network settings whereas in some cases the above mention error seems to occur on a specific Verizon application like Messages+ or One Talk.
And if we talk about the about the reasons of this error then there are multiple factors that are responsible for prompting the error on the user’s screen. We have shortlisted all the potential reasons, you can check below:
- Corrupt Network Settings of the phone
- Corrupt firmware of the phone
- Incompatible features of cellular data options
- Incompatible Messages+ App
How to Resolve Verizon provisioning error on Android/iPhone
Method 1: Disable/Enable features of Cellular Data Options
You are likely to face the above mention issue if any of your phone’s cellular data options are improperly configured or corrupted. So in such case we suggest you to disable and enable features of the cellular data options.
To do so follow the below mention guidelines:
Step 1: Navigate to your iPhone Settings and then open Cellular>then select Cellular Data Options and disable the following features. Some of these features may not be shown on some models of iPhones.
Step 2: After that Restart your device and upon Restart, you need to enable the above features one by
one and after each, check if the issue resolved or not
Method 2: Reboot your device and reinsert the SIM Card
Several users have claimed that simply restarting the device resolved their issue, so we suggest you to restart your device and reinsert your SIM Card.
To do so follow the below mention guidelines:
Step 1: First of all Power Off your device and remove its SIM Card>then Power On your phone and wait till it is properly powered on
Step 2: Then wait for some time and power off your phone and after that reinsert SIM Card. Ensure the SIM is properly seated.
Step 3: After that Power On your device and see if the issue resolve or not
Method 3: Remove Extra Devices from Messages +
In this method we suggest you to remove the extra devices from your account if you have exceeded the limit (5 times) of the devices that can connect to Verizon Messages+ account.
Follow the below mention instructions to remove extra devices form Messages+:
Step 1: First of all launch web browser and go to Version Website>then open My Verizon and select My Devices
Step 2: After that open Manage Connected Devices and click on Manage Messages+ Devices
Step 3: Then delete or disconnect the extra devices sown there. Sometimes, a device may be shown several times if the messages+ app was reinstalled on it.
Method 4: Enable CDMA-Less Provisioning on the Verizon Website
In this method it is recommended to enable CDMA-Less Provisioning on the Verizon Website. To do so follow the below mention guidelines:
Step 1: Navigate to your Phone’s Settings and open About Phone or General> About Phone
Step 2: Now in the Available SIMs, note down the IMEI2 number
Step 3: After that press Home button, open Messages (like Google Messages) and tap on More Options> then select Settings and open Chat Features
Step 4: Then disable Chat Features just by toggling the status switch of Enable Chat Features to Off > after that launch a web browser and go to Verizon Website
Step 5: Now go to Account and open My Devices> select Activate or Switch Device and tap on Activate on an Existing Line
Step 6: Then select the line you want to activate and type the IMEI2 > Now follow the onscreen instructions to finish the process
Step 7: Switch Off your old device and power on your new phone (if already powered on, restart it)> and then connect the phone to Wi-Fi and activate the Verizon E-SIM
Step 8: Then check your Email to find QR Code to activate the Verizon E-SIM and if no E-Mails received then you may scan the QR Code shared on Reddit and finally Restart your device.
Method 5: Try another Wi-Fi Network
Several users have claimed that switching to another Wi-Fi Network works for them so you can also try the same.
Step 1: First of all Disconnect your device from the current Wi-Fi network and switch to another Wi-Fi Network> then launch Verizon One Talk and check if the issue resolved or not.
Method 6: Remove the Updates of the Messages+ App
Removing the Updates of the Messages+ App is also an effective method to get the above mention error. To do so follow the below mention guidelines:
Step 1: Navigate to the Android Phone Settings & select Application Manager or Apps>then open Messages+ and click on three Vertical ellipses
Step 2: After that select Uninstall Updates and then confirm to remove the updates of the messages+ app>then Restart your phone and see if the issue resolved or not
Method 7: Update the Messages+ App to the latest build
If none of the above mentioned method works for you then we suggest you to update Messages+ App to the latest build. To do so follow the below mention guidelines:
Step 1: First of all launch Google Play Store & search for the Messages+ app >then check if an update of the Messages+ App is available and if a update is available, click on Update
Step 2: After that wait till the app updates and then click on the Open button>once done then check if the issue resolved or not.
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