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Questions tagged [dual-sim]

For questions about dual-sim phones (Phone with two sim card slots)

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Can I change which SIM a phone is using for its LTE interface using ADB?

I have a set of phones that have dual SIM cards. What I would like to do is have them connected to one network using SIM card 1, run some test, disconnect from the network, then have them connect to a ...
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Determining which app keeps asking me to choose a SIM card

I have a dual-SIM version of Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8142) running Android 9. In my "Dual SIM" settings I have explicitly asked the phone to use one of the two SIM cards for "Cellular Data", "Calls" ...
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Xperia XZ Premium Dual recognizes Micro SIM cut to fit Nano tray, but not regular Nano SIM cards

Ok, so I've got one headache inducing mind-boggler for y'all today. My phone (Xperia XZ Premium Dual, model number G8142, codename Maple, architecture Yoshino), has a rather odd issue when it comes to ...
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No Sim Card error in HTC Desire 12+

I bought a new HTC Desire 12+ cellphone but it show no sim card message. What I should do so that my cellphone detect the sim card?
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xiaomi mi a2 lite android 9.0-pie sim 2 network connectivity settings

so recently I got a bill from my sim 2 card provider which I didn't use it a lot, it said that the charge fee comes from the LTE services. so is there any ways to change my sim 2 card network ...
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How to operate both SIM cards in Lenovo A7010a48?

I have a Lenovo A7010a48 dual SIM mobile. I would like to operate both SIM cards simultaneously, but do not know how to switch between them.
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Detecting a Bad File

I have an LG STYLUS 3 phone and suspect that it may be remotely controlled or linked to another person. What do I look for to know whats up?
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How can I prevent bogus one-letter empty contacts from appearing in a dual sim phone?

I have a dual SIM phone and my address books keeps getting populated by these empty bogus one-letter contacts that are shown as being read from the second SIM, see picture:[ If I delete them, after ...
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Auto-selection of the used SIM on a dual-SIM phone

Is it possible to have an auto-selection of the used SIM based on the called number? Like for example if I call a number starting with +7, use SIM1, if +49, then SIM2, otherwise ask. Related: How to ...
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Automatically disable SIM 2 while SIM 1 has signal?

Is it possible (via Tasker or otherwise) to automatically disable a SIM when the other one has a signal, and to similarly re-enable it once the other loses signal?
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How to enable Do Not Disturb for 1 SIM only in a Dual SIM phone?

I have a rooted OnePlus 2 running LineageOS 14 latest. How can I enable the Do Not Disturb feature for just my personal SIM card, without also enabling it for my work SIM card? Specifically, I'd like ...
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Dual SIM: is it possible to have two Android user accounts each using one SIM

I am planning to purchase a dual-SIM Android smartphone to use it with two user accounts, completely separated. To clarify: user account One would receive all calls, SMS etc. to SIM card 1 and user ...
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Dual sim phone - work / private how does it work?

I have a work and a private phone which can be a bit annoying at times carrying them both around. I like to keep them both separate so i can turn the work one off when on holiday etc to avoid the ...
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Can the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S9+ also run T-Mobile?

(This question does not apply to the unlocked version - it applies to the Verizon version specifically) Is the Verizon Galaxy S9 Plus able to also run T-Mobile using its dual sim feature, or is that ...
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Combining two single sim phones (backup) into one dual sim phone

Is there any method of combining the Android backups from two mobile phones when I move from two single sim phones to a dual sim phone? I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running my UK contract SIM, and a ...
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Dual sim unlocked Galaxy S9 - is it able to run Verizon AND T-Mobile simultaneously?

The Galaxy S9+ supports dual sim cards. If buying an unlocked one, can it have both Verizon and T-Mobile running on it at once? Also, if so, how does it know which one to use for data like if ...
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Method to block calls on dual SIM and block notifications from some apps (scheduled)

I recently got a Motorola G5S Smartphone with Android 7.1.1 with Dual SIM. One SIM is work-related, the other private. Also, every App on my phone is either work-related or private. I'm searching for ...
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HTC U Ultra: Can I use dual SIM on this device?

There seem to exist different versions of the phone. I can insert 2 nano SIM cards in the device but how to activate the second one? There is no enter PIN dialog popping up. On YouTube I saw an ...
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S7 Edge second sim disappears randomly

I've got a dual-sim Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935FD) this spring and everything was fine until a week ago my second SIM started to disappear randomly. Basically I wake up the phone after a while and I see ...
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Huawei P8 with or without dual sim?

I found out that Huawei P8 (not lite, not plus) supports dual sim, when I can insert only 1 sim and 1 sd, without possibility to swich sd for second sim. I tried micro and nano sim and none fits to sd ...
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Wrong phone number for contacts are shown and called

I have a problem with the app 'Contacts' on my Android 7.1 Nougat (Wilefox Swift 2x). In this app both phone numbers from my google account and from whatsapp are synchronized. Sometimes the app ...
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Dual SIM device : How to configure data usage on per app basis (Rooted device)

My Moto X Play (6.0.1, rooted, Xposed installed ) has dual SIM options, which I usually don't use. Recently, I had a need to use two SIMs, borrowed one with generous data allowance and second (...
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DualSim: Select Data SIM for each app

I'm wondering if with a DualSim smartphone with Android can be a made a customization like: "for this app use data of SIM1, for this app use data of SIM2". On one of the 2 SIMs I have, there is a ...
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Inserting Single SIM Card into a Dual SIM Phone

I understand phones having Dual SIM card slots use more battery. However, if we use only one SIM in a dual SIM Phone, will the battery still be drained out quickly? What If i choose not to use/insert ...
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“Sim Empty” and cannot make calls after upgrade

I have a WileyFox Swift which I recently updated to Nougat. Wileyfox runs Cyanogen natively. I have not rooted it or hacked it in any way. I installed the update by clicking on a reminder that kept ...
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What's the recommended procedure when you need to stop using the SD Card?

I have a ASUS Zenfone ZE520KL which has a hybrid card slot. I've been using one SIM card and one SD card for some months and now I need to use two SIM cards. I need to stop using the SD card so I ...
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Tasker/IFTTT - Dual SIM missed call auto sms respond

Is it possible to create a script that send sms automatically when there is missed/declined call but send them based on which SIM the call was missed? For example i miss a call that was going onto ...
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Is there a way on a DUAL SIM Android phone to configure on a per-app basis, which app uses which sim card to access internet?

Let's say, I have two SIM cards, the first one has an unlimited but slow 3G internet connection, the other SIM has a very fast LTE Internet connection with limited data volume. So I would use the ...
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No Internet using dual sim as mobile hotspot

My phone has two sims both with large data caps that I'd like to use. I use my phone as a wireless access point for my laptop. To switch between SIM 1/2 for data, I have to go to settings-->...
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Turn off blue “1” symbol next to texts on Samsung Galaxy S7

I just recently got a Samsung Galaxy S7. As shown in the pictures, there is a blue 1 symbol next to all of my texts. I only found one forum online that said this was due to the "dual sim". However ...
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Disabling data limit notifications for disabled SIM?

I have a Motorola G (2nd gen) with dual SIM. Only one SIM at a time can be used for mobile data. I have limited free data on both SIMs. When the first SIM reaches this limit, I switch mobile data over ...
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What is Android trying to tell me with this pop up about selecting a SIM card?

I have been getting this message for a short time. Two changes are possibly the culprit: I switched to cricket from tmobile on a tmobile phone. Shortly afterwards I started getting these. I have a ...
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Accessing SIM Toolkit in Android settings spawns duplicate SIM card entries?

I don't recall ever visiting this menu before. But I tried it today and this heppened: Settings -> Wireless Settings -> Sim & Network Settings -> Click on a sim (SIM 1 or SIM 2, this one is dual ...
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What manages dual sim phones

So about dual sim phones, what manages their work is that app, or kernel support, or maybe ROM support (support has to be built into rom). Or some combination of all mentioned?
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Schedule DUAL-sim usage

I have two sims in my phone and would like to use my business sim for data during business hours and my private at all other times. Is there some app / way to achieve this automatically? Could be by ...
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In a dual sim phone, must both sims be used?

I'm looking at getting the Xperia X Performance. It has two slots for SIM cards. Will the phone work alright with only one normal SIM and will all the apps still work ok? A long time ago I red most ...
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How to use SIM 2 for data connection on the Asus Zenfone 2?

I have an Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) running rooted stock Lollipop with Xposed Framework and TWRP. Out of the box, this phone only supports a data connection on SIM 1, not on SIM 2. I've seen a user ...
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Switching SIM settings via Tasker?

I am using a Lenovo Moto G4 Plus (not rooted) with Android 6.0.1. How can I automate the toggeling of the SIM settings (re-define primary SIM, SIM for text messages, SIM for 4G data, ...) on my phone? ...
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SIM is always on EDGE in dual sim setup

I've got a oneplus 2 running CM 14. Build details are as following. version : 14.1-20161213-NIGHTLY-oneplus2 CM API : 7 Baseband version : MPSS.B0.2.5.c9-00015-M8994FAAAANAZM-1 Kernel Version : 3....
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Separate SIM cards for different users?

is it possible to assign the different SIM cards in a dual-sim phone to different users in Android? -- I tried this with my Moto G4 Plus phone, but did not manage to set this up. It seems that the ...
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Can't use Jio and data on another sim together!

I have Moto Z play. It is a dual sim device.I have inserted Jio and Vodafone sim. Once I am switching Vodafone for data. It is automatically switched Vodafone sim to 4G. Is anyway to use data using ...
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Control Dual Sim Mobile Data

I recently purchased a ChatSim card (Chatsim mobile data is for specific messaging apps such as Messenger, Whatsapp, etc.) and they will lock your account if you use mobile data on other apps. I have ...
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forwarding calls using another sim (using dual sim android phone)

Is there a way to do the following on a dual-SIM phone? receive a call at SIM 1 forward the received call to a specified number using SIM 2 Most apps use call forwarding feature of the mobile ...
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Am I able to add a data-only sim-card to my dual-sim smartphone?

I've a OnePlus 3 which has dual sim functionality. Of course I've also a single common smartphone sim which provides me with a telephone number and internet access. Since there are pretty cheap data-...
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What affect does a dual SIM have on the apps and software?

Some Android phones have dual sims. I'm curious what difference this makes? For example are any special apps required? Do regular apps work on dual sims or do they have to be a special edition? Is ...
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Restore IMEI of Xiaomi MI4C Without Another Phone

In short: I have a Xiaomi Mi4c that shows has an "unknown" IMEI when checked via the settings in the stable and developer versions of MIUI and Cyanogenmod 13.1. However, when viewed through EFS ...
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Toggling SIM2 on and off

Is there any widgets available for toggling the SIM2 turn on and off. I have Samsung J7 dual sim phone and for internet/data, I use SIM2. For getting maximum battery life, I would like to turn off the ...
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language is being reset on boot

I have recently purchased a new phone (Laude M8), which is the first Android 5.1 phone I have used, and also the first phone I have used which supports dual SIM cards. I have only one SIM card ...
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Change package name of WhatsApp? (dual sim)

I'm pretty new at Android and I'm interested in buying the One Plus 3, since it's a cool device and dual sim. Problem is that I would like to have two WhatsApp instances, since I need one for work and ...
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Change SMSC on dual-sim phone

I've got a Wileyfox Swift with two SIM cards, running CyanogenMod 13. I can only send SMS from one card/carrier, not from the other. My guess is that is has to do with the Short Message service ...