SIM card: Samsung Galaxy S 4

Learn how to insert the SIM card or unlock the Samsung Galaxy S 4. 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 off the device and then locate the release notch.

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  2. Remove the back cover using the notch.
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  3. Remove the battery using the notch located at the bottom of the compartment.
  4. Insert the SIM card as shown (with the gold contacts facing down). Push the SIM card into the slot until it clicks into place.

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  5. Replace the battery.
  6. Replace the back cover.

 

Remove

  1. Power off the device and then locate the release notch.

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  2. Remove the back cover using the notch.
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  3. Remove the battery using the notch located at the bottom of the compartment.
  4. Remove the SIM card by gently pushing the SIM card into the slot. Release your finger when SIM card clicks out of place.
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  5. Slide the SIM card out of the slot.
  6. Replace the battery.
  7. Replace the back cover.

 

 

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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 Manage SIM card messages.
  4. Tap the Menu key and then tap Delete.
  5. Tap each message to be deleted or tap Select all to delete all messages.
  6. Tap Delete and then tap OK.

 

 

View free SIM space

To view free SIM space, follow these steps.

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Select the More tab.
  4. Scroll to 'System Manager,' then tap Storage.
  5. Under 'Device Memory,' view the following:
    • Total space
    • System memory
    • Used space
    • Cached data
    • Miscellaneous files
    • Available space

 

 

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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. Verify the IMEI by typing *#06#.
  4. Insert a Non-T-Mobile SIM & turn the phone on.
  5. The phone will automatically prompt you to enter the code into an  empty field.
  6. Tap in the empty field above Unlock &  Dismiss.
  7. Input the unlock code provided by T-Mobile.
  8. Tap the Back button to remove the keyboard from screen.
  9. Tap Unlock.
  10. The phone will display  Network Unlock Successful.

 

 

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