How to Change an iPhone SIM Card

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How to Change an iPhone SIM Card
(support.apple.com)

The iPhone is an Internet multimedia smartphone designed by Apple, Inc. It can work as a phone, media player and Internet client. The iPhone has over fifteen thousand applications that can be downloaded and used. The SIM card may be removed for several reasons. The Apple website specifically states to remove the SIM card before sending the phone in for repair. It also allows the user to keep her settings when she upgrades to a newer version of the iPhone.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • SIM ejector tool or paper clip

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Locate the SIM tray on your iPhone. It is the centre oval at the top of the iPhone. There is a small hole that the SIM ejector tool or a small thin paper clip can fit into.

  2. 2

    Stick the SIM ejector tool or paper clip into the hole and press firmly until the tray pops out.

    How to Change an iPhone SIM Card
  3. 3

    Pull the tray the rest of the way out with your fingers. Remove the ejector tool or paper clip from the tray.

    How to Change an iPhone SIM Card
  4. 4

    Remove the SIM card from the tray. Place a new SIM card in the tray and reinsert the tray into the iPhone. Press firmly until the tray is flush with the outer casing of the phone.

    How to Change an iPhone SIM Card

Tips and warnings

  • The tray will only fit into the iPhone one way. You cannot reinsert incorrectly.

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