Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the SIM card tray in your iPhone XR.

  1. Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray, located near the bottom of the edge of the iPhone. Press firmly to eject the tray.
    • Insert a SIM card eject tool or a paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray, located near the bottom of the edge of the iPhone.

    • Press firmly to eject the tray.

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  3. Remove the SIM card tray from the iPhone. The SIM card will fall out of the tray easily.
    • Remove the SIM card tray from the iPhone.

      • The SIM card will fall out of the tray easily.

    • When reinserting the SIM card, ensure that it is in the proper orientation relative to the tray.

    • A thin rubber gasket around the SIM tray provides water and dust protection. If this gasket is damaged or missing, replace the gasket or the entire SIM tray to protect your iPhone's internal components.

Conclusion

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

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