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A SIM card is an integrated circuit that securely stores the data used to identify a subscriber within a mobile network.

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Ordered i9300 from eBay - need help to understand what's going on

I've ordered a new, unlocked i9300 from eBay, and I had some adventures with it: I've unpacked it, inserted my SIM, powered it on, and found out that the phone always thinks that I'm roaming. ...
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Samsung Galaxy S III I9300 - “Insert SIM card” after installing CM 10.2

Please help me solve this. I was Googling for a solution for several hours, but found nothing. I flashed CM 10.2 from zip on SD card with ClockworkMod, and now the phone doesn't detect my SIM card. ...
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Sim Card Expired while still using Whatsapp [on hold]

I've formatted my phone due to out of memory over & over. The situation is I've formatting it with using my old sim card number expired, & formatted it without clear the data on whatsapp. If ...
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Sim change alert - Unforunately, Settings has stopped

I'm trying to disable the SIM change alert in my phone, but both "Remote Controls" and "SIM change alert" options in my Settings app are crashing it with the message "Unfortunately, Settings has ...
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Sony told me to verify if problem with phone or provider by switching SIM to other phone, but don't have other

I complained to Sony about poor call quality and the other person not being able to hear me. They said to take the SIM card out and try it in another phone and see if the same problem persists. I ...
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changing phones [duplicate]

i have recently got a new phone and have to intall whats app on it but I don't want to change my old number. unfortunately I don't have the old sim card for me to receive the verification code. what ...
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Access phone without SIM PIN

Sometimes I want to access my phone without unlocking the SIM cards (yes, two of them, so two PINs). It may be that I just want to play some games, and I know that there is no coverage so I do not ...
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save roaming on dual sim card

Phone companies do not permit call forwarding feature to international numbers. But if we have a active dual sim phone, is the following scenario possible? Sim 1 gets an incoming call which gets ...
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No sim card detected?

my SE Xperia Arc S started going crazy today, it didn't detect the sim card, so I've tried reseting the phone to factory settings, but it still wasn't detected, I've also installed a new rom, to no ...
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HTC desire bravo sim card is always ejecting

I have to hold the card in place while using the phone otherwise it pushes itself out. When troubleshooting the problem, being as gentle as possible by the way, it clicks into place but doesn't catch ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

I opened chrome and it shoots a notification that if I don't stayed in the page that it was opened, my battery's gonna die. The page was "top3androidapps.com". HELP. I don't know if it's a virus, i ...
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A lack of sim card in my android device crashing my apps? Why?

A weird problem I observed with my Micromax A116, android version 4.2.1. From the day I bought it, 8 months back, I have used both the sim slots. But the internal earphones were damaged & I ...
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Is it possible to use mobile minutes on a tablet

Is it possible to make phone calls from a tablet and use minutes instead of data? The ultimate goal is to have a tablet (e.g. nexus 7) and a Bluetooth headset and make phone calls without using up ...
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Unable to add contact to SIM

I want to add new contact and save it in SIM Card. I use OnePlus One with CyanogenMod 11S, which is on top of Android 4.4.4 and inside I have O2 pay-as-you-go card from UK. When I used Gingerbread ...
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Google Play account not transferred during SIM swap on new phone [duplicate]

I got a new android phone. The SMS card fit but it did not transfer over my Google Play account information. How do I get it back? When I set up the Gmail account I started with a new one not the one ...
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How to move contacts from SIM to phone on LG Optimus L7 (Android 4.0.3)

I go to Contacts -> Menu -> and then I have only two options: Speed dials Call settings If I enter into "Call settings", I can't find any "Import/Export" option (can't find the lg-optimus-l7 tag) ...
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Change MCC and MNC in the APN settings

I'm currently on a vacation with a new phone who worked perfectly on the country I bought it at (SMS, calls, data...) but now, when im abroad, the data wont work although I can make calls alright. But ...
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Provision/Availability of Android Updates

My Nexus 7 receives Android updates directly from Google, regardless of the cellular service provider of the SIM card in the device. My Galaxy S3, with a SIM card in it, receives updates when my ...
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Sim card reboots phone and stops working

I am using Lg L90 and the problem is, that every time I use Chrome app I get a message after a few minutes. It says something like "sim card shut down" or something like that and there is a progress ...
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SIM Card not detected after failed recovery flash

I recently tried to install CWM on my rooted archos 40 titanium. Unlocking the bootloader using fastboot oem unlock doesn't work, I only got ellipses for a while. So I installed Mobiluncle tools and ...
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Can Asus Nexus 7 WiFi support a Huawei E3276 4G usb dongle SIM holder to achieve telephone functionality?

I could connect (with an usb adapter) a Huawei usb dongle that I normally use with my laptop computer and contains a SIM card for mobile internet and phone functions like SMS and phonecalls, but it ...
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How can I use my Samsung S4 phone functionality from my Asus Nexus 7 tablet?

I got two android devices: Samsung S4 and Asus Nexus 7 where the latter does not have a SIM card. I'd like to use the phone functionality from the tablet e.g. calling and/or SMS but I don't know how. ...
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Gmail asking for authentication after changing SIMs

To recreate issue: Start 2-factor authentication Generate app-specific code Use that to sign into your device Change the SIM I have two SIMs, and I sometimes switch between them. The issue is that ...
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Dual SIM: Disable telephony features on second SIM

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) with two SIMs. I'd like to use one of those SIMs for everything telephony related, the other SIM for everything data related. I managed to set the first ...
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Moto G won't detect sim card

I recently bought a 8 GB Moto G Unlocked. When I try putting in the sim card into the phone the phone doesn't seem to detect the sim. Any solution?
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Whatsapp: traveling with a pay-as-you-go SIM card [closed]

If I replace the SIM card in my Verizon Galaxy s4 with a pre-paid pay-as-you-go UK SIM card, then my phone will have a new UK number. If I now want to use Whatsapp, do I have to migrate Whatsapp to ...
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How can I tell if I need a valid SIM card (active phone #) on my old Smartphone to use an App?

I gave my old Moto RazrM phone to my daughter. The phone and Mobile internet had stopped working. So it only has wifi. It also has not valid phone "account". Will this limit her ability to use Apps? ...
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How do you SIM-unlock the SGH-I317 (AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 2) on Jelly Bean 4.1.2?

I have looked all over the internet, and a lot of the download links and information has gone stale, or is incorrect. I wanted to standardize it here for other people.
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Problem with TB Donate Version restore

I have a Cricket 4G ZTE Sonata Z740G. It is rooted and using Android 4.1.2 JB. I was playing around with the security settings and set a SIM lock. The phone then asked me for a PUK code to operate. I ...
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Copy contacts from Google to SIM card

I have recently got my SIM card replaced, and lost all contacts as a result. I was wondering if there is a way to copy them from Google Contacts to the SIM card. It would type them one by one but it ...
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I just got a new Android phone and I'm wondering how google got all my old phone numbers

I finally upgraded from an incredibly old and aging blackberry to a new Galaxy S5. I like the phone, but the amount of information google is trying to squeeze out of me is feeling incredibly ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace - Sim card detection

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace android 2.3.7 with cyanogen mod-7-20130301-nightly-cooper version. It is not detecting the SIM card. Is it a problem due to Cyanogen mod or something else?
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How do I clone a SIM card?

When I search the web, all I get is hits on how to transfer your "contacts". "SIM" is an acronym for "Subscriber Identity Module". So, as I understand it, there is more information on that little ...
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Droid Mini in France with local SIM card?

I have a Droid Mini bought in America with Verizon that I'd like to be able to use in France. It's supposedly one of their "Global Ready" phones, so using it here should be as simple as getting a new ...
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No SIM card detected after installing new ROM

I probably did some mistake which I don't know how to solve. After I installed a new ROM I get message: Slot 1: No SIM card detected Slot 2: No SIM card detected „SIM management“ is ...
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Network SIM unlock code not working

I paid to get an unlock code for my Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537 locked to AT&T. I have tried to enter the unlock code given when the phone boots with my other carrier SIM card inserted, but ...
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Unknown phone number issue

My Moto X with Android kit Kat does not recognize my own number from the Sim card. Is there a way to edit it manually? Any app that does that?
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Replacing the flash chip on a Galaxy Nexus

A little background I have two Galaxy Nexus phones: one reported lost(was lost) 32GB and a current 16GB version. Current Issue I'm trying to put the 32GB flash chip into the current phone. ...
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Restricted Access for SIM when use internet (3G, 2G and wi-fi)

I am using THL W3+ and i have some problems when I switch on the internet (3G,2G, wi-fi) - it is working in normal mode for not more than 5 minutes and then the SIM and voice calls are in restricted ...
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Changing carriers and sims - how do I know if the new network will work?

My family is considering switching to T-Mobile, and I would like to bring my current Droid 4 with me. I have already stopped by a local T-Mobile store to see if their sim would work. The phone ...
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Remove “No SIM Card in Phone” message

I recently changed to a newer phone and currently using my old android phone as a sort of "ipod". However, it always shows the message that there is no sim card. I know this is just an annoyance but ...
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Multiple phone numbers per SIM contact

Some time ago I owned an Sony Ericson mobile phone. It was able to store a contact on the SIM card and add information like adress or multible phone numbers. Why isn´t it possible to do the same ...
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Mobile network not available on unlocked Active

I purchased a "new" unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537 phone on E-Bay. Everything works fine except when I use the phone with my local carrier SIM card. When I insert the SIM card and turn on ...
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Can't save contacts in Sony Xperia

I have a Sony Xperia with Android OS 4.0.4. Until recently it worked fine but now my SIM contacts are all gone. I can't save in sim either. While saving in contacts I used to get option whether to ...
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SIM Card not detected after encrypting device

I have a Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo (Model GT-S5310B) running Android 4.1.2 The device is not rooted and the update notifier tells me I have the latest available version installed. Today I tried ...
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Any way to change my caller id?

Is there any way to change my own caller ID so the person I'm calling sees my Google Voice number instead of the number associated with my SIM card? My Google Voice number is my primary number and I ...
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Backup SIM message and contact without transfer to phone

Is it possible to backup the message (e.g. SMS) and contacts inside my SIM card to my external SD Card without transferring them into my Android phone?
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Why isn't my SIM card working after factory reset?

After doing a factory reset on my Micromax Ninja A89(dual sim), I am unable to register on my service provider. Though my sim was working fine on the same device before the reset, but it is not ...
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Can swapping a SIM while phone is on, damage the phone? [duplicate]

I accidentally put in the SIM to my phone when the phone was still powered on. I did not get any signal until I rebooted. THe manual says to power off the phone before swapping sims. Could I have ...
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My phone number changed into “Unknown” when i put my new sim card in to my phone samsung galaxy grand [duplicate]

what causes my phone samsung galaxy grand duos phone number display unknown in setting >>>>about device>>>>>>status>>>>>>my phone number>>>>"Unknown"!!Can i create my phone number in somewhere else ?