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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Can a call on a phone that was locked by Android Device Manager still be answered?

I have lost my Sony Xperia. Upon learning, I called my phone with another phone and I can hear that it's still ringing so I'm thinking that I just dropped it somewhere and not really stolen. I tried ...
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SIM Contact: What happens if I loose SIM? [on hold]

Consider this use-case: I have few contacts which I saved in my SIM card. Those are not available to me if SIM is removed from phone (not in Phone internal memory or not backed up). What will happen ...
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Can't connect to mobile network on Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Device: Sony Xperia Z Ultra Carrier: The Peoples Operator (Same issue when tested with EE as well) Android Version: 5.0 Lolipop I recently lost the SIM card tray for my device, and Sony sent me out ...
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Enter PIN code…without sim card inserted

I have one problem with MeanIT MG430 phone - there is no sim card inserted but when I turn it on, there is "Enter PIN code" screen. PIN code is "connected" with SIM card, so why I see this screen ...
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Can not access Internet on N9100 Android 4.4.2

I bought a smartphone (N9100) which is running Android version 4.4.2 (kernel version: 3.4.67). When I plugged the SIM card in the smartphone, I set Data connection to the name of the company that ...
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phone wants sim network unlock pin but its the same provider

I bought a clean phone from a friend and when I put my sim card in the ZTE Z813 I forgot my sim card pin and locked it out. I put my sim card back in old phone and entered the puk code and unlocked my ...
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Lock a Sim card slot in your Android device?

Is there any way to lock the Sim card slot of your phone using a password so that nobody else can use their Sim card on my device without the pin.... I am using HTC one e8. I don't want an app to do ...
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Use SIM card from Samsung S3 on Samsung Note 4

I have a US cellular SIM card that I want to be able to use on account of it has been running with no cost whatsoever for two and a half years. It is currently linked to a Samsung S3. I want to be ...
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Reason of SIM card PIN2 in modern Android phones?

As I have understood, SIM card PIN2 is required in case of tasks such as resetting total call charges or unblocking certain numbers. Personally I have never used SIM card PIN2. In Android 4.4 I even ...
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Asus Zenfone 6 doesn't see SIM cards without booting itself. How to troubleshoot the issue?

I have a problem with Asus Zenfone 6 device, which worked well on stock firmware with minimal amount of additional installs for about a year. This is a dual SIM phone and it has both SIM card slots ...
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How to access the SIM bluetooth profile of my non android phone on my android tablet without rooting?

It is very common in cars to be able to use phones for sending SMS or calling with the SIM bluetooth profile. But I would like to use my tablet to overcome limitations of my phone. As I have already ...
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Unable to get network connectivity in Huawei Ascend G510

I have bought a Huawei Ascend G510 for developing purposes, and inserted a SIM card. Although it asks me to enter a PIN and accepts it I just cant get a network connectivity no matter where I am, but ...
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No SIM Card detected, Emergency Call Only After Flashing Custom ROM AND Stock ROM [Sony Xperia AcroS]

Yesterday i've decided to check some of the custom ROMs for my Sony Xperia Acro S. With locked bootloader i installed a CWM Recovery and flashed a ROM. The ROM Worked and the signal worked and i've ...
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Old phone to track my bike in case of theft

I have an old galaxy s3, I was thinking of storing it in my bike seat or a lockbox on my bike in case it gets stolen so i can track down my bike. Is there any way of doing this without a sim ...
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Update android OS without SIM card

I have a Moto E phone which I brought from Tesco in the UK. I assume it is unlocked as it doesn't have any Tesco mobile branding on it when I turn it on. My question is whether this can upgrade to ...
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Inconsistent SIM-Card problem

Three days ago, I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 straight on its back from about 1 meter height. After that, the SIM-card slot apparently stopped working. After trying out my mother's SIM-Card, ...
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Micromax Unite 2 A106 updated to Lollipop version and no network or sim detected

Using Micromax Unite 2 A106, updated to latest version of lollipop, after finalization and restarting my phone is not able to detect any SIM/network. Also no display of selection of Mobile network is ...
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How to change original (unchangeable?) ICCID/SIM card serial from an AVD

I need to have several running Android Virtual Devices, so have been trying to change the original ICCID/SIM card serial from an AVD and all the solutions I found oblige me to alter QEMU's code (see ...
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sim unsupported

There's a problem with my galaxy y s5360 after upgrading from gingerbread to Android Kitkat. I followed all the steps starting from downloading CWM, Cyanogenmod 11, and the Kitkat rom. And thankfully ...
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How to make automatic SIM card selection for specific contacts?

Everytime I call someone I change SIM card to one of them and call from that SIM card. Is it possible to assign a SIM card for each contact, so that when calling a contact the phone select the SIM ...
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Delete a saved message on SIM card on HTC Desire

I have HTC Desire 612. I saved a message to SIM card and I've tried to delete it. But everytime I try, it shows back up in my threads. How to delete it for good?
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prevent “empty slot” notification for SIM 2

I've got a dual SIM phone which I use with only 1 SIM, and I find it really annoying when it prompts me a warning notification about the empty 2nd slot each time I turn on my device. How can I prevent ...
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Why do US SIM cards slow down my Galaxy Note 3, and prevent system settings from opening?

I have a problem that seems specific to US SIM cards. They cause the performance of my Galaxy Note 3 to tank, and I can't get into the system settings at all, without rebooting my phone into safe ...
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How to set default SIM for calls on Lenovo A7000?

How to set default SIM for calls on Lenovo A7000 running Android Lollipop 5.0 and Lenovo's Vibe UI? PS: I have bought an Android phone for the first time.
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IMEI spoofing won't fix invalid Sim Card

I recently bought a second-hand LG Pro Lite. I restored it to its factory settings. For a few days, it worked properly. A week or so later, I had no phone service. Everything else works fine. As I ...
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Using a custom Lock Screen does not unlock the SIM (PIN)

When using Hi Locker as my lock screen, my Android Lollipop device does not prompt me for my SIM PIN upon boot -- and leaves the SIM card locked (therefore providing no service). Details: I'm ...
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SIM card not detecting and imei null after flashing recovery (intex aqua i5-not i5 HD)

I wanted to flash custom ROM . Before that I flashed a custom recovery img. Then I tried flashing custom ROM zip file using flashify. It said flashing completed and reboot to continue. When ...
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Why won't my no SIM Android phone pair with an Android Wear watch?

I have got a brand new Nexus 6, and brand new LG G Watch. Everything seems to work fine, but when I try and pair them, at the final stage the watch says "Just a minute" for a long time, and then ...
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Network App Restriction

I recently bought a japanese cellphone (Fujitsu F-06e NX). It came with some really cool apps but most of them have limited functionality due to network work restrictions (Phone must be on docomo ntt ...
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I can't find the SIM card slot on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, but there is no SIM card slot available to put in. Is there any adapter or another way to put the SIM card and use it?
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SIM card removed

My Samsung Galaxy S4 recently started displaying an error saying SIM card removed. Unable to detect your SIM card. Your device will restart to check for your SIM card. There is nothing to do at ...
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XOLO Q1000 SIM CARD ERROR. Not being able to flash other roms due to bootloop.

I recently rooted a Xolo q1000 phone and flashed CWM. I flashed a zip ROM but was not happy with it. I then downloaded a kitkat based rom from XDA which had to be flashed through Sp Flash tools. I did ...
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How to insert a SIM card on a MyWigo City?

First of all, excuse me if this is not the correct site to ask this question or if it seems too stupid, but I have been struggling with that for some hours and I couldn't solve it yet. The point is ...
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Why won't my THL android allow my number to connect?

I bought a THL phone on eBay. I purchased a 4G pay-as-you-go SIM to go with it. The problem I'm having is that voice and text messages cannot be sent or received. I set up the SIM card on an iPhone ...
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Using Whatsapp on same phone but different sim card

I have a phone now that have WhatsApp installed on it, but I have a new sim card, and I don't know the phone number I used to register for Whatsapp because I used another sim card while traveling and ...
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Checking for SIM card defects

Short question: How can I obtain detailed information about my SIM card, using Android apps and/or adb (possibly root)? I'd like to diagnose mobile data connection problems possibly caused by SIM ...
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Setup Motorola Moto G 2nd gen without sim card

Can I reset and resetup my Motorola Moto G 2nd gen [XT1068] smoothly without having a sim card inserted? I don't want the setup system to want my sim card because every setup it auto enables the ...
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Viber already on PC and want to install on android without SIM

I already have a viber installed on my PC and want to install on my android now. Want to use the same old mobile number with viber but I cannot receive SMS on that old number. How to activate viber ...
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Unlock a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005

As the title says, im wanting my note 3 unlocked from the 3 (three) network in the UK. I understand the Samsung unlock servers are down which is why i haven't done it myself, but also understand ...
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metropcs ZTE no network and doesn't connect,

I recently had to factory reset my phone. Now when I put the SIM card in from my Huawei it won't connect to the carrier data network, it only works on WiFi.
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Does replacing a damaged SIM slot changes the IMEI as well?

I damaged my 3G (WCDMA) SIM slot which I need to get replaced/reparied. I'm curious whether the replacement will also change the IMEI no or the slot? i.e. is IMEI info linkedup with the SIM SLot ...
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Passwords and SIM change

The Android idiosyncrasy of forgetting all passwords on SIM change is annoying in this world fettered by daylight robbery otherwise known as roaming fees. Has anyone figured out a way to make it ...
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Manual network unlocking failure, please HELP

Im trying to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 and i have some troubles. My phone is running on Android 4.1.1 and it has root mode enable. 1: I dial the "secret" code *#197328640#. 2: Press ...
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S4 not detecting Sim card

I'm not sure that this is the right place to ask this but I hope getting any hier. I have a Samsung S4 that doesn't recognize the SIM card I've bought a new SIM-Card reader and changed the old one, ...
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How can I view contacts and SMS on my SIM card (without importing them)?

I need to replace my SIM card with a newer one, because the new phone I ordered has only a micro-SIM slot. The replacement SIM has just arrived. As soon as I activate it, the old one will get ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active no SIM Card

I tried rooting my device with towelroot only to find out it didn't work. I went to bed before doing this, and when I woke up my phone said no SIM card, please insert in the notification bar. I got ...
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Retrieving lost SIM PIN and PUK

If the SIM and PUK are stored on the SIM card, then why can't an Android application read this information and display it to the user? Thanks.
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Disabling/Changing PIN on Android device: where are the disabled flag and new PINs stored (SIM or internal storage)?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, one can go to Settings -> More -> Security -> SIM card lock -> Set up SIM card lock -> Lock SIM card` which displays a check box which can be used to configure the phone to ...
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Possible to change SIM card PUK on Android device?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, one can go to Settings -> More -> Security -> SIM card lock -> Set up SIM card lock -> Change SIM PIN to change the default PIN that came with the SIM card. ...
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Using the tablet for cell phone calls

My tablet is a SurfTab xiron 7.0 3G. It can take two sim-cards (dual sim-capable). I can receive voice calls over the bluetooth headphones. It does not seem to be able to alert by a ringer or flashing ...