SIM card: Samsung Galaxy S III

    Learn how to insert the SIM card or unlock the Samsung Galaxy S III. 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. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone.
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    2. Pull the back cover up and away from the phone.
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    3. Lift the battery out using the notch located above the battery compartment.
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    4. Insert SIM into the compartment with angled edge inserted first and gold contacts facing down.
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    5. Gently slide SIM card into the compartment until you hear a click. The SIM card is now inserted.

     

     

    Remove

    1. Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone.
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    2. Pull the back cover up and away from the phone.
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    3. Lift the battery out using the notch located above the battery compartment.
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    4. Gently push the SIM card with your finger nail towards the bottom of the phone until you hear a click.
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    5. Remove your finger. The SIM card pops slightly out of the compartment.
    6. Slide the SIM card out of the compartment.

     

     

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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

    We're sorry, but this feature is not availble on this device.

     

     

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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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