SIM card: LG Optimus L9

Learn how to insert the SIM card or unlock the LG Optimus L9. Find out more on this page:

 

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SIM storage

Mobile Device Unlock

 

 

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Insert / remove SIM card

To insert or remove the SIM card, follow these steps:

 

 

Insert

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the bottom of the phone.
  3. Lift the battery out.
  4. Slide the micro SIM card into the slot with the gold contacts facing down and the notched side is inserted first.

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  5. Replace the back cover by pressing it onto the phone until it clicks into place.

Remove

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the bottom of the phone.
  3. Lift the battery out.
  4. Slide the SIM card out of the slot.

 

 

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SIM storage

Delete SIM messages

To delete SIM messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  3. Tap SIM box.
  4. Tap Delete.
  5. Choose one of the following options:

    • Tap Select all to delete every SIM card message.
    • Tap each individual message to select the message you want to delete.

  6. Tap Delete and then Yes.

 

 

View free SIM space

To view free space on the SIM card for contacts or messages, follow these steps:

 

 

Note: The following procedure only describes how many messages are stored on your SIM card. It does not describe how much free space you have.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messaging.
  2. Tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap SIM box. Any messages stored on your SIM card are listed.

 

 

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Mobile Device Unlock

Mobile Device Unlock

The Mobile Device Unlock code allows the device to use a SIM card from another wireless carrier. This may be necessary when traveling internationally. To enter the Mobile Device Unlock code, follow these steps:

 

Important: Stop if you receive an error message. The device may lock permanently if you enter the incorrect code multiple times.

 

  1. See if your phone is eligible to unlock: Mobile Wireless Device Unlocking.
  2. Contact Customer Care to request the Mobile Device Unlock code for your phone.
  3. From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  4. Verify the IMEI by typing *#06#.
  5. Insert T-Mobile or  Non T-Mobile SIM card in to the device. Once the  device is powered on the screen should display Invalid SIM card Network lock.
  6. Tap the Dialer.
  7. Enter 2945#*769# (after inputting this a pop up box will appear).
  8. Enter in the unlock code.
  9. Tap Done.
  10. Tap Unlock.

 

 

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