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SIM Card

by Mysteryl80 / June 11, 2013 3:07 AM PDT

How do I find the SIM card on my iPhone. They did not send instructions, which a find very annoying. They also included a small clip which fits in a tiny hole in the side with no explanation of what it is for.

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Clarification Request
Which iPhone?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 3:19 AM PDT
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My bet is that most suppliers don't bother as today we have the web to research such and find documents at the ready. To cut costs, why ship instructions at all?

Try this document.


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More importantly.....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 5:00 AM PDT
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....who is your cellular carrier ?? If you use SPRINT or Verizon, there is no SIM card in your iPhone.

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Depends on which iPhone you have
by Pepe7 / June 14, 2013 3:16 AM PDT
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If it's a Sprint or Verizon branded iPhone 4S or 5, it does have a SIM card/slot to offer international roaming on GSM/WCDMA networks if needed. The Verizon branded iPhone 5 is definitely unlocked too, which I have borrowed from a friend while travelling for use w/ prepaid service.

Sprint/Verizon iPhone 4 has no slot however.


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Let me rephrase my post.....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / June 14, 2013 7:04 AM PDT
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.....I should have said that many iPhones used by Sprint and Verizon do not have a SIM slot. My Verizon iPhone bought in 2010 doesn't have one The iPhone 5 does have a SIM slot.

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Insert the straight end of the "small clip"
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / June 11, 2013 7:48 AM PDT
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into the "tiny hole" and push firmly.

The Sim card will eject.


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