SIM card: Samsung Galaxy S 5

Learn how to manage SIM messages on the Samsung Galaxy S 5.




Insert/remove SIM

This device supports a Micro size SIM card.


  1. Power off the device and then locate the release notch.
  2. Remove the back cover using the notch.
  3. Remove the battery using the notch located at the bottom of the compartment.
  4. The SIM card goes in the bottom slot and the SD card rests on top of the SIM card.
  5. Insert the SIM card as shown (with the gold contacts facing down).
    Samsung SIM card in.png

  6. Replace the battery.
  7. Replace the back cover.


Delete SIM messages

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Text Messages.
  5. Tap Manage SIM card messages.
  6. Tap the Menu key.
  7. Tap Delete.
  8. Tap each message to be deleted or Select all.
  9. Tap Delete.
  10. Tap OK.


View free SIM space

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