Sony Ericsson s710a SIM Card Replacement
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This guide will walk you through how to install/replace the SIM card in the Sony Ericsson s710a cellular phone.
- Author: Alexander
- Time estimate: 5 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
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.
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Step 1 — SIM Card ¶
Slide the battery cover off by pushing it away from the camera side of the device.
Step 2 ¶
Next remove the battery
Lift it out of the phone using the tab on the battery (marked in the image)
Step 3 ¶
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)
Step 4 ¶
The holder will then hinge open.
You are now able to insert a new SIM card.
Step 5 ¶
Insert the new SIM card in the orientation shown.
Step 6 ¶
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.