The quest Reclamation Day will be given to you right after watching the intro and creating your character. It’s a simple task requiring you to do nothing more than leaving Vault 76.
Get a Pip-Boy quest is a first part of Fallout 76 Reclamation Day Main story mission.
Get a Pip-Boy Walkthrough
The Pip-boy will be your companion from the first mission and all the way to endgame.
Your first goal is to pick up a Pip-Boy, which is a handy personal computer used to browse through equipment or check character status. Exit the room where you started the game and then head to the left. You’ll find a Pip-Boy there – take the device and your character will automatically put it on.