SIM card: Samsung t159

Learn how to insert the SIM card or unlock the Samsung t159. 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:

 

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Remove the back cover using the notch located on the bottom edge of the phone.
  3. Lift the battery out of the compartment using the notch located near the memory card slot.

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  4. Slide the SIM card into the slot with the gold contacts facing down.

 

To remove the SIM card, follow these steps:

 

  1. Power the phone off.
  2. Remove the back cover using the notch located on the bottom edge of the phone.
  3. Lift the battery out of the compartment using the notch located near the memory card slot.

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  4. Slide the SIM card out of the slot.

 

 

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SIM storage

Delete SIM messages

To delete SIM messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Message inbox.
  4. Scroll to and select the message you want to delete.
  5. Select Options.
  6. Scroll to and select Delete.
  7. Scroll to and select Selected.
  8. Select Yes to confirm.

 

 

View free SIM space

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

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Personalize.
  4. Select Memory settings.
  5. Select Memory status.
  6. Choose Messaging or Contacts to see available SIM memory for each.

 

 

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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. Click/Tap in the empty field above the "Unlock & Dismiss" options (this will display a key pad on the screen).
  7. Input the unlock code provided by T-Mobile.
  8. Click/Tap Unlock.
  9. The phone will display  Network Unlock Successful.

 

 

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