Remove SIM Card - Verizon Wireless USB551L 4G USB Modem

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 remove 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 disconnected from the computer.
  2. Insert a fingertip into the small opening at the end of the back panel (near the USB connector) to push it back to open it.
    Remove panel
  3. Hold down the tab (before the card slot), insert a paperclip into the opening on the underside of the device then slide the SIM card.
    Remove card
  4. Gently pull out the card.
    Note If applicable, refer to Insert the SIM Card.
    Remove card
  5. Replace the back panel.
    Replace panel