Originally Posted by Calix
Here is how to fix this issue:
If you are using an unlocked Verizon Storm and have "Activation Required" on your home screen or your phone number displays incorrectly, Dial # # 000000 (Send). In the Menu add your phone number and select save. The device will reboot and activate.
It worked just like you said.
I bought a Verizon Storm2 9550 and use it in ISRAEL @ Cellcom.
After I followed your instructions I have "Cellcom - 3Comxxxx" (my WiFi connection name) at the top of my home screen instead of the annoying announcement.
Thanks a lot, man.
You are the man.