Apple® iPad® - 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 the device is powered off.
  2. Based on the iPad model, refer to these diagrammed instructions to determine the SIM tray location.
    Note Utilize the SIM eject tool (or paperclip) to unlock the tray by inserting it into the provided slot.
  3. Insert the SIM into the SIM card tray.
  4. To insert the tray and SIM back into the iPad, align in slot and press in on the tray to lock it into place.
    Note With the iPad screen facing up, the SIM card tray is inserted with the SIM ID on top and gold contacts facing down.

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