Apple® iPhone® 5c - Insert SIM Card

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

Caution Caution:

  • Don't attempt to insert the SIM card while the device is powered on. Doing so may harm the SIM card and/or the device.
  • Don't modify or alter your SIM card. Refer to these additional 4G SIM card do's and don'ts.

  1. Ensure that the device is powered off.
  2. From the right edge of the device, remove the SIM card tray.
    Note Utilize the SIM eject tool (or paperclip) to unlock the tray by inserting it into the provided slot.
    Eject SIM tray
  3. Insert the SIM card into the SIM card tray.
    Note Position the SIM with the gold contacts facing down and insert as shown below.
    Insert SIM card
  4. Insert the SIM card tray.
    Note Press in the tray to lock it into place.
    Push in SIM card tray

Related Topic: Remove the SIM card