Introduction

This is a GSM phone originally introduced by AT&T. The SIM card will likely be an AT&T card; however, when in foreign countries, other SIM cards can be inserted into the phone for compatibility with foreign carriers.

Slide the battery cover off by pushing it away from the camera side of the device.
  • Slide the battery cover off by pushing it away from the camera side of the device.

  • This may require a good amount of force.

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Next remove the battery
  • Next remove the battery

  • Lift it out of the phone using the tab on the battery (marked in the image)

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The SIM card holder is now exposed (marked in image).
  • The SIM card holder is now exposed (marked in image).

  • This will likely already have an existing SIM card in it if the phone has been previously used.

  • To open this, slide the holder upward (assuming the same orientation as in the image)

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The holder will then hinge open.
  • The holder will then hinge open.

  • You are now able to insert a new SIM card.

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Insert the new SIM card in the orientation shown.
  • Insert the new SIM card in the orientation shown.

  • This is important, as the phone will not work if the metal contacts on the card are not properly aligned with the contacts on the phone.

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Now hinge the SIM card holder down so that it lays flat in the phone.
  • Now hinge the SIM card holder down so that it lays flat in the phone.

  • Slide the plastic holder downwards to lock it in place.

  • Now the battery and cover can be put back in place.

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Conclusion

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

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