Introduction

This replacement guide will walk you through replacing your SIM card. Listed tools are recommended; however, they are not required.

Parts

No parts required.

First locate the two switches located on the lower backside of the phone. Simultaneously, push the two switches forward causing the back to "pop" off. The back cover should be fully detached from the phone.
  • First locate the two switches located on the lower backside of the phone.

  • Simultaneously, push the two switches forward causing the back to "pop" off.

  • The back cover should be fully detached from the phone.

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Once the cover has been removed, the battery should be immediately visible.
  • Once the cover has been removed, the battery should be immediately visible.

  • The battery is situated in the top half of the phone.

  • Using either your finger or the spudger/prying tool, remove the battery from the back of the device.

  • Your battery has a specific orientation to it. Make sure the bronze/gold colored leads are aligned with the bronze/gold colored strips on your battery before reassembling.

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Once the battery has been removed, locate the SIM card. The SIM card is typically located in the center of the phone, secured by a metal tray.
  • Once the battery has been removed, locate the SIM card. The SIM card is typically located in the center of the phone, secured by a metal tray.

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Once you have located the SIM card, carefully remove it by sliding it upwards out of the metal tray. No tools are needed, just those fancy fingers.
  • Once you have located the SIM card, carefully remove it by sliding it upwards out of the metal tray. No tools are needed, just those fancy fingers.

  • Your SIM card has a specific orientation to it when it is replaced. Make sure the bronze/gold colored leads are aligned with the bronze/gold colored strips in the SIM card tray before reassembling.

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Conclusion

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

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