Galaxy A Series: How to use and manage dual SIM cards?

Last Update Date : 2018-04-16

If you insert two SIM or USIM cards, you can have two phone numbers or service providers for a single device. 

 

■ To activate SIM or USIM cards,    

 

On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → SIM card manager → Tap one or both of the switches for the SIM or  USIM cards to activate them.

Galaxy A Series: How to use and manage dual SIM cards?

Note: 

If both cards are activated, you can receive calls and messages on each card.

However, if you are on a call using one card, the other card cannot be used to receive new calls. Unable to disable all SIM cards at once.

■ Changing the display name and icon of SIM or USIM cards

     On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → SIM card manager → Select a SIM or USIM card and tap Register name or Select icon.

 

      Set a display name and icon for each card.

Galaxy A Series: How to use and manage dual SIM cards?

■ Switching between cards    

 

     When two SIM or USIM cards are activated, card selection icons appear on the dashboard of the notifications panel.

 

     Open the notifications panel and then select a card.

Galaxy A Series: How to use and manage dual SIM cards?

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