What does an Android activation mean? Posted by Entegy on September 5, 2012 02:13 pm 7 Eric Schmidt just announced the Android device base is about 480 million devices. But the previous claims of daily device activations doesn't add to to this. So, what does a device activation mean? There are 7 Comments. Load 'Em Up. Show speed reading tips and settings Shortcuts to mastering the comment thread. Use wisely. C - Next Comment X - Mark as Read R - Reply Z - Mark Read & Next Shift + C - Previous Shift + A - Mark All Read Comment Settings Live comment alert: Hide it! Comments for this post are closed.