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Introduction

Use this guide to remove the SIM card.

Parts

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  1. 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. 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.

  2. 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. 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.

  3. Using a fingertip, pull the microSD card straight down out of its slot. 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.

  4. Repeat the above procedure to remove the SIM card.
    • Repeat the above procedure to remove the SIM card.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

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

Chris Ward - Reply

"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!

johnsg0053 - Reply

Why is my galaxy s5s screen black..I can get the buttons to light up but the screen won't come on..

Misti Weatherwalk - Reply

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