How to insert and remove SIM or USIM card on Samsung Mobile Device?

Last Update date : Sep 21. 2020

SIM cards give you access to your wireless service provider's mobile data network so you can make calls, send messages, and more. Replacing or removing a SIM card in your mobile device or tablet is one of the first things you'll need to do to get your phone or tablet up and running.

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Some carriers may provide all 3 SIM cards. Be sure to remove the one you need from the pre-scored plastic before inserting into your phone.

Standard SIM: The largest SIM size, sometimes called Mini SIM and found in older phones.
Micro SIM: A medium sized SIM card, popular in previous models. 
Nano SIM: The smallest SIM size and used by most new phones.

Models with a removable battery

How to Insert a SIM card:

Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider.

1 Remove the back cover.
Back cover
2 Remove the battery
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3 Insert the SIM card into the SIM slot with the gold contacts facing down.
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4 Insert the battery, ensuring the contacts on the battery match the prongs on the inside of the device.
Align the back cover with the camera and press down around the edges to replace the back cover
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How to Remove a SIM card:

1 Remove the back cover.
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2 Remove the battery
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3 Press your finger to the SIM card and slide the SIM card out of the SIM slot
The SIM slot may also be spring loaded, in which case use your fingernail to gently push the SIM card in to allow it to pop out.
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Models with a non-removable battery

How to Insert a SIM card

Please note:
• Use only a nano-SIM card
• Be caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards

Install SIM card
1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole to loosen the tray.
Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged.
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2 Gently pull the SIM tray from the tray slot
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3 Place the SIM card on the SIM tray with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
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4 Press the SIM card into the tray to secure it
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5 Insert the SIM tray back into the tray slot
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How to Remove a SIM card:

1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole to loosen the tray.
Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged.
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2 Gently pull the SIM tray from the tray slot
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3 Remove the SIM or USIM card and nsert the tray back into the tray slot.
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