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Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement

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  1. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Locate the access tab: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • This will be an opening with enough space to insert the flat head of the plastic opening tool.

    • It will be located on the bottom right of the phone

  2. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Place the flat head end of the pry tool into the tab: step 2, image 1 of 3 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Place the flat head end of the pry tool into the tab: step 2, image 2 of 3 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Place the flat head end of the pry tool into the tab: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Rotate the pry tool 90 degrees until the panel lifts up.

    • With your thumb nail, lift the rest of the panel up around the perimeter of the phone.

  3. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Identify the Battery: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • This is the battery for the Alcatel One Touch Evolve. Look for this component when the back panel has been removed.

  4. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Removing the battery: step 4, image 1 of 2 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Removing the battery: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Place finger in the tab on the top right corner of the battery indicated by a black arrow. With slight pressure, push battery down and out of the slot until the battery is removed

  5. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Locate Screws Holding the Secondary Panel in Place: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • There will be eight 4.5mm screws that fit your Phillips head PH00 screwdriver notated by the red circles in the image.

  6. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Remove Screws: step 6, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Unscrew each screw, counter-clockwise (left), until each one has been removed.

    • If necessary, use tweezers to fully remove the screws from the device.

    • Remove battery before lifting off the panel.

  7. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Prying the Panel Off: step 7, image 1 of 3 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Prying the Panel Off: step 7, image 2 of 3 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Prying the Panel Off: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Access the small pry tool in the tool kit

    • Place flat head in the crease between the phone and panel where the matte finish meets the shiny finish of the front of the phone.

    • Rotate the pry tool 90 degrees until part of the panel lifts up

    • All areas need to be fully risen off before the panel can be removed.

    • Do not use the opening tool to pry open the device near the power button or near the volume button.

  8. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Locate Sim Card: step 8, image 1 of 2 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Locate Sim Card: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • The SIM card is located below the battery in an easy to access location.

    • If there is currently no SIM card in the phone, it will be a blank area

  9. Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Remove the SIM Card: step 9, image 1 of 2 Alcatel OneTouch Evolve Sim Card Replacement, Remove the SIM Card: step 9, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
    Buy
    • The SIM card is encased in a housing unit. In order to remove it, push left as written on the metal housing cover and it will snap loose and be able to be risen.

    • Place finger on metal housing. While applying a downward force, push the finger in the direction towards the edge of the phone. An arrow also indicated this direction

    • This housing case top will be on a hinge system. Put this top in the upper position and remove card with finger tips, or if necessary, tweezers.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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4 Comments

Easy to follow. Great help. Thank you!

cathyf48 - Reply

Which simcard can I use for Alcatel one touch Wi-Fi in kenya?

james wangwa - Reply

Which sim card can I use for Alcatel one touch Wi-Fi in kenya?

james wangwa - Reply

Thank you very much. I thought it has an inbuilt SIM at first. Some of this Model have six screw.

JAMES OBIA - Reply

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