Introduction

Before proceeding to fix the Sim Card tray, make sure the issue regarding the sim card detection isn't due to a faulty sim card.

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

Insert a safety pin or other small object in the small opening next to the SIM card slot to remove the SIM card.
  • Insert a safety pin or other small object in the small opening next to the SIM card slot to remove the SIM card.

    • The Sim Card Slot is located at the top of the rear panel.

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Cut a piece of tape/ paper approximately the size of your Sim Card and secure it to the back side of the Sim. Be sure to trim any excess.
  • Cut a piece of tape/ paper approximately the size of your Sim Card and secure it to the back side of the Sim. Be sure to trim any excess.

    • It's important that you place the tape on the back side of the Sim Card as it will block the communication with the device if placed on the front side

  • Slowly slide the Sim Card tray back into the device. It should be a smooth transition, don't force the tray in.

  • If the tray is still loose you can keep adding tape/paper until it's no longer loose.

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Conclusion

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

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