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SIM card not supported

Ok, so I just bought a phone off craigslist. I had Verizon check it before I bought it. They said its fine. I tried installing a Verizon SIM card. Won't accept it. Said sim not supported. I checked the imei, says its for Verizon. Can't get into this phone now. Any ideas?

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iphon5 sim card not sported after unit replace

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same as mine. what would I do??

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what to do??

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Sometimes the SIM card is to much advanced to the phone. Once I had a SIM card that had just been delivered to me by the operator and when trying on the phone, it was not supported, but when trying on a newer phone the card already worked. Both mobile phones were from the same operator.

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My iphon 5s support AT&t sim and when i wan to change it to my country sim card .that,s alart (the sim card is not supported)

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Yes. It could be a replacement unit that was activated with a GSM carrier SIM right after replacement, and got locked to that carrier. Should be T-Mobile or AT&T.

Now Verizon see it as theirs but can't unlock it because well, it's not locked to them.

Try AT&T and T-Mobile SIMs. What happens?

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I tried a T-Mobile sim. It doesn't work. I can try to find an AT&T sim and try that...

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Sim not supported how can't do?

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Sim not supported how can't do?

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If SIM is not supported it means your device is locked to a given carrier, and you are trying to use a SIM from a different carrier.

Either you must unlock your device (by the carrier or some unlocking services) or use a SIM from the supported carrier. Or sell the device.

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My sim mot supported. How i unlocking

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sim not sport help me

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Mine just started doing this when I go out of Verizon's range. Verizon says there is nothing wrong on their end an apple says its Verizon. So idk but if you have figured iit out can you post what you did to fix it? I think maybe switch to at&t is the answer.

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turn the phone off and turn it on again after put your sim card in sim tray . after 1 minute go to setting turn on airplane mode after 2 min turn it on after back to network select search network automatic.

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I can't get into the phone. I'm in setup

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I need your assistant with my iphone 5c which i have a displayed on my screen that sim not supported and i was giving the phone by a friend of mine which she is in Tx while am in west africa , here is my imel number for your help imel 013996001280639 …. Awaits for your response in my box camkin2323@gmail.com

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Hi I bought an unlocked iphone xs max at bestbuy. It’s working good when i inserted my at and t sim. Now, im in the philippines and I thought it will just work fine because I bought it as unlocked. To my surprise it, a message in my phone appeared saying sim not supported. I tried all local sim but not working. Can you help me?

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Factory unlocked phones have no issues that support all the carrier,But if the problem with Gevey users that is panic after the update of last or who wish to change the new carrier.After the update of the 10.3.3 most of the gevey users

have problem with activation error.I found the solution and wish to share with the friends who got that problem.The solution is you need to jailbreak the phones,Remember that makes your warranty void.

You have to remember that activation server only works on IOS 12.3.1 till date.The iccid that you can`t put on that ios because apple disable the emergency call input ICCID function too.This tutorial is helpful for those friend who encounter with that problems.

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