Insert SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy S® III mini

Instructions on inserting/removing your SIM can help with activation issues/errors, browser connection problems and a blank/frozen screen.

Caution Don't attempt to insert the SIM card while the device is powered on. Doing so can harm the SIM card and/or the device.

  1. Ensure that the device is powered off.
  2. With the display facing away, locate the notch in the cover located on the top edge then gently pull the cover off.
  3. Locate the notch in the lower-right corner of the battery then gently pull the battery out.
  4. With the gold contacts facing down, insert the card as shown into the SIM card slot.
    Inserting the SIM card
  5. Replace the battery.
    Note Ensure that the connectors on the battery align with the connectors on the device.
  6. Replace the battery cover.
  7. Ensure the cover locks into place.


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