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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your Nexus 5 SIM card.

  1. Power off the device by holding the power button until the "Power Off" popup appears. Tap the popup and wait for the device to turn off. Insert a SIM card eject tool or a  paper clip into the hole next to the SIM card slot, which is located just under the power button. Do not force the paper clip if it is too thick; instead use the head of a sewing needle.
    • Power off the device by holding the power button until the "Power Off" popup appears. Tap the popup and wait for the device to turn off.

    • Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paper clip into the hole next to the SIM card slot, which is located just under the power button. Do not force the paper clip if it is too thick; instead use the head of a sewing needle.

    • Push the tool into the hole until you see the card pop out.

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  3. Gently remove the SIM card with your fingers, or a pair of tweezers if the SIM holder does not fully eject.
    • Gently remove the SIM card with your fingers, or a pair of tweezers if the SIM holder does not fully eject.

    • Make sure the chip is facing the rear of the phone when reinserting the SIM card.

Conclusion

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

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