iPhone 5c SIM Card Replacement

Replace the SIM card in your iPhone 5c.

Use this guide to remove or replace your GSM iPhone's SIM card and tray.

Edit Step 1 SIM Card  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray.

Edit Step 1 SIM Card  ¶ 

  • Shut your phone down completely before removing the SIM card and tray.

  • Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray.

  • Press the SIM card eject tool inwards to eject the tray.

    • This may require a significant amount of force.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

Image 1/1: During reassembly, ensure that the SIM card is in the proper orientation relative to the tray.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the SIM Card tray assembly from the iPhone.

  • During reassembly, ensure that the SIM card is in the proper orientation relative to the tray.

Conclusion

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

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How would you replace the sim card try if the tray is jammed? Is there a way to open up the phone and replace it internally?

Patricia Lovera - Reply

You can try opening the phone and removing the SIM eject lever, or seeing if its obstructed somehow, with this guide. good luck!

Sam Lionheart -