SIM card: Windows Phone 8X by HTC

Learn how to insert the SIM card or unlock the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. Find out more on this page:

 

SIM card

SIM storage

Mobile Device Unlock

 

 

SIM card

Insert/remove SIM card

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

 

  1. Insert the SIM eject tool (or a small bent paperclip) into the small hole next to the SIM card tray.
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  2. Pull the SIM card tray out.
  3. If inserting the SIM card, place the SIM card with the contacts facing down into the tray.
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    Note: If removing the SIM card, simply take the card out of the tray.
  4. Return the SIM card tray to its slot.

 

 

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SIM storage

Delete SIM messages

We're sorry, but deleting SIM messages is not available on this device.

 

 

View free SIM space

We're sorry, but viewing free space on the SIM card is not available 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. From the Start screen, tap the T-Mobile tile.
  3. Tap the Keypad icon at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Verify the IMEI by entering *#06#.
  5. Contact Customer Care to request the Mobile Device Unlock code for your phone.
  6. Turn on the phone with the non-T-Mobile SIM card. The device displays 'Please input unlock code.'
  7. The phone displays a screen to enter the unblock code.
  8. Enter the unlock code. If successful, the device displays 'Phone is unlocked.'

 

 

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