Introduction

Use this guide to remove the SIM card.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone. Image 2/3: Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone. Image 3/3: Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.
  • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera.

  • Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.

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Image 1/3: Remove the battery away from the phone. Image 2/3: Remove the battery away from the phone. Image 3/3: Remove the battery away from the phone.
  • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom right corner of the battery and lift upward.

  • Remove the battery away from the phone.

The battery will need to be charged after it is placed in the phone. No one told me that and I bought a battery and thought it was bad. Keep the phone off and insert the charger. You will need to charge it for several hours before you can use the phone.

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Image 1/2: Remove the microSD card from the phone. Image 2/2: Remove the microSD card from the phone.
  • Using a fingertip, pull the microSD card straight down out of its slot.

  • Remove the microSD card from the phone.

I found removing the SIM/SD card with my fingertip a little difficult – not enough friction. So I used a 'rubber' (in US English it's called a pencil eraser or just simply, an eraser.

Simple, cheap (zero) and effective! :)

Cheers.

John

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  • Repeat the above procedure to remove the SIM card.

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Conclusion

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

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Use a Post-It Note's sticky backing to get a grip on the SIM card's smooth surface.

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"Use a Post-It Note's sticky backing to get a grip on the SIM card's smooth surface"

Good suggestion. Alternatively..........use a pencil eraser!

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