Insert SIM Card - BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650

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

Don't attempt to insert the SIM card with the device powered on. Doing so may harm the SIM card and/or the device.

  1. Ensure the device is powered off.
  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.
    Remove battery
  4. With the gold contacts facing down and the notch located in the upper-right (landscape orientation), insert the SIM card as shown.
    Note Press in on the card until it slides into place.
    SIM card inserted
  5. Insert the battery.
    Note Ensure the connectors on the battery align with the connectors on the device
    Insert Battery
  6. Replace the battery cover.
    Note Press in on the cover to lock it into place.
    Replace Battery Cover


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