Observe the notch on one corner of the new SIM card after removing it from the tray. Because of the notch, the new SIM card will only fit one way in the tray. Then, entirely and in the same position as when removed, replace the tray in the device. Note that, the tray may only be used in one direction.
Now, let’s look at how to actually remove the SIM card from an iPhone now that we have the tools and know where the SIM tray is situated.
What is a SIM card, exactly?
Your phone’s SIM card stores data such as your phone number, billing information, address book, and carrier. They slide into a small slot on the side of your handset. You can’t make or receive calls, utilize mobile internet, or send or receive SMS text messages without one. However, you can still send an iMessage over Wi-Fi.
What’s the point of removing a SIM card?
From setting up a new device to moving carriers to go overseas, there are various reasons why you may want to remove your SIM card from your iPhone. If you need to send your phone in for repairs, you should also remove your SIM card. You’ll be able to retain your personal information with you in this manner.
What you’ll need to remove your iPhone’s SIM card
It’s easy to remove a SIM card. A SIM eject tool, a tiny metal tool that most likely arrived in the package with your iPhone, is required to get sim card out of iPhone. It should also work if you have one from a prior model. A little paper clip will suffice if you don’t have an ejector tool.
To wrap up
Now you know how to remove SIM card from iPhone using just a SIM eject tool, or even a paperclip. In many countries, people use dual SIM, requiring them to swap out SIM cards. Because all iPhone include a single SIM tray, iPhone users will need to exchange SIM less often unless when switching carriers. Sometimes, less is more when it comes to Apple devices.
Make sure you check out how to manage contacts on iPhone and how to get rid of duplicate contacts to learn more.