Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the SIM card in your Samsung Galaxy S4.

Parts

No parts required.

Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button.
  • Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button.

I snapped the back cover sorry m8

Daniel Anishchenko - Reply

I purchased a blue plastic opening tool(AKA: Spudge) like the one used in the above pic and found the divot and was able to take off the rear cover as per the “Step 1 rear cover” instructions.

Terry Crawford, Jr. - Reply

Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.
  • Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.

Where is the divot? Please let me know that

James - Reply

I purchased a blue plastic opening tool(AKA: Spudge) like the one used in the above Step 1 rear cover pic and found the divot and was able to take off the rear cover as per the “Step 2 “ instructions.

Terry Crawford, Jr. - Reply

  • Use the flat end of a spudger, or your fingernail, to press the microSD card slightly deeper into its slot until you hear a click.

  • After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot.

  • Remove the microSD card.

  • For reassembly, push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks in place.

price is high

alizeeshan548 - Reply

I was able to remove the MicroSD Card as per the Step 3 MicroSD instructions with no problems.

Terry Crawford, Jr. - Reply

  • Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch of the battery compartment and lift the battery upward.

  • Remove the battery from your phone.

it worked for me

John Donovan - Reply

I was able to remove the Samsung Battery with the blue plastic opening tool(AKA: Spudger) as per the Step 4 Battery instructions.

Terry Crawford, Jr. - Reply

  • Use a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, to press the SIM card slightly deeper into its slot until you hear a click.

  • After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot.

  • Remove the SIM card.

  • During reassembly, push the SIM card into the slot until it clicks in place.

Looks easy but doesn't work. No one has a plastic opening tool. Using fingernail, you can press SIM card into slot but it does not pop out so you can remove it.

Laurie McWherter - Reply

I agree with the comment above

I also don't have a plastic tool and my finger nail won't pop the card out.

Grethe Montano. September 22

Grethe Montano - Reply

I was able to remove the SIM Card with the blue plastic opening tool(AKA: Spudger) with no problems as per the Step 5 SIM Card instructions.

Terry Crawford, Jr. - Reply

Hello, how can I change the sim card slot itself? I think I damaged it.

daejung - Reply

same issue as above, appears bent upward and will not click down in

Jer S - Reply

Conclusion

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

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Can you take one sim card slot out one galaxy s4 and put it in another or do u have to buy a new one

marius williams - Reply

Somethings wrong with sim card start shut out since July 5 evening and today July 6 three times

humeston23 - Reply

Removing sim card tray?

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