Introduction

The optional microSD memory card expands your phone's available storage so you can save more images, videos, music, documents, and voice data. If you need more storage or if you suspect your card is faulty, follow this guide to swap it out.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the small notch on the bottom right side of the phone. To remove the cover, hook your thumb or fingernail into the slot. Then, gently lift the cover up and off. The back cover may flex slightly as you remove it. This is normal, but avoid applying excessive force.
  • Locate the small notch on the bottom right side of the phone.

  • To remove the cover, hook your thumb or fingernail into the slot. Then, gently lift the cover up and off.

  • The back cover may flex slightly as you remove it. This is normal, but avoid applying excessive force.

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Locate the small notch below the battery. You may see a white plastic notch sticking out of this space; if so, grasp that tab to pull the battery out of its compartment. If you do not see a white plastic tab, then place your fingernail in the notch and pull upward to release the battery from its compartment.
  • Locate the small notch below the battery. You may see a white plastic notch sticking out of this space; if so, grasp that tab to pull the battery out of its compartment. If you do not see a white plastic tab, then place your fingernail in the notch and pull upward to release the battery from its compartment.

  • The plastic prying tool can be used to help remove the battery.

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The SIM card slot can be seen in the middle left of the photograph.
  • The SIM card slot can be seen in the middle left of the photograph.

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The SD card slot can be opened and closed, as depicted by the tool. The SD card itself slides into and out of the metal cover.
  • The SD card slot can be opened and closed, as depicted by the tool.

    • The SD card itself slides into and out of the metal cover.

  • The gold tipped tines are what read the SD card along its bottom.

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Conclusion

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

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That's the micro SD slot. That's not for a SIM card.

Carl Jr - Reply

What if there's no metal cover?

Michael ansley - Reply

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