Insert SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy J1™

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 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.

  1. Ensure that 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. Remove the battery.
    Remove the battery
  4. With the gold contacts facing down and the notch located in the upper-left, insert the SIM card.
    Note Press in on the card until it locks into place.
    Insert SIM card
  5. Replace the battery.
    Note Ensure that the connectors on the battery align with the connectors on the device.
    Insert Battery
  6. Replace the battery cover then press in on the cover to lock it into place.
    replace battery cover


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