SIM Card - Inserting/Removing - Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
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SIM Card - Inserting/Removing - Galaxy Nexus by Samsung

Instructions on inserting/removing your SIM can help with activation issues/errors, browser connection problems, and a blank/frozen screen. Our Troubleshooting Assistant can help you with other device issues if you aren't currently using the tool.

Note Do not attempt to insert or remove the SIM card with the battery still installed in the device. Doing so can harm the SIM card and/or the device.

Insert the SIM Card
Remove the SIM Card

 

Insert the SIM Card

  1. Ensure the device is powered off.
    1. To power off, press and hold the Power button.
      Power button
    2. Select Power off.
      Power off
    3. Select OK.
      Note Allow several seconds for the device to power off.
      Power off with OK
  2. Remove the battery cover.
    Note Utilizing the provided slot, carefully lift then detach the cover.
    Remove battery cover
  3. Utilizing the notch, lift then remove the battery as shown.
    Remove battery
  4. With the gold contacts facing down and the notch located in the upper-left, insert the SIM card as shown.
    Note Press in on the card until it locks into place (figure 3).
    Insert SIM card
  5. Insert the battery as shown.
    Note Ensure that the connectors on the battery align with the connectors on the device.
    Insert battery
  6. Replace the battery cover.
    Replace battery cover
  7. Press in on the cover to lock it into place.
    Lock battery cover into place

 

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Remove the SIM Card

  1. Ensure the device is powered off.
    1. To power off, press and hold the Power button.
      Power button
    2. Select Power off.
      Power off
    3. Select OK.
      Note Allow several seconds for the device to power off.
      Power off with OK
  2. Remove the battery cover.
    Note Utilizing the provided slot, carefully lift then detach the cover.
    Remove battery cover
  3. Utilizing the notch, lift then remove the battery as shown.
    Remove battery
  4. Press in then remove the SIM card as shown.
    Remove SIM card

 

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Last Modified: December 11, 2013
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