Google Pixel 3a - Insert SIM Card

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 your device is powered on. Doing so may harm the SIM card and/or your device.

  1. Insert the SIM removal tool into the hole in the SIM tray.
    Note The SIM tray is located on the upper-left edge of the phone.
    insert sim removal tool
  2. Press in until the tray ejects.
    Remove sim tray from phone
  3. Insert the SIM card into the tray with the gold contacts facing the back of the phone.
    insert sim into tray
  4. Carefully reposition the tray into the slot and push it gently back into the phone.
    reinsert sim tray into phone


Note Check out these interactive demos (Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL) for more info.

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