SIM card: LG Optimus T

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

 

SIM card

SIM storage

Mobile Device Unlock

 

 

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Insert / remove SIM card

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

 

 

  1. Insert your fingernail under the back cover to the right of the USB port.
  2. Lift the cover off of the phone.
  3. Lift and remove the battery.
  4. Slide the SIM card into the SIM card slot with the gold contacts facing down and the notched corner facing out.
  5. Replace the battery with the gold contacts facing the gold contacts in the battery compartment.
  6. Replace the back cover and snap into place.

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To remove

 

  1. Insert your fingernail under the back cover to the right of the USB port.
  2. Lift the cover off of the phone.
  3. Lift and remove the battery.
  4. Gently slide the SIM card out of the SIM card slot.
  5. Replace the battery with the gold contacts facing the gold contacts on the phone.

 

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SIM storage

Delete SIM messages

To delete SIM messages, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device

 

 

View free SIM space

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

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for 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. Insert a Non T-Mobile SIM card in to the device. Once the device is powered on the screen should display Invalid SIM Card Network Lock
  4. Tap the Dialer.
  5. Enter 2945#*509# (after inputting this, a pop up box will appear).
  6. Enter in the unlock code.
  7. Click Done
  8. Click Unlock

 

The phone should display "Network Unlock Successful". The phone is now unlocked.

 

 

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