Questions tagged [sim-card]

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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Empty SIM contacts list, but they still show up in contact details

I use solely Google contacts as my contacts repository and display only the Google "My Contacts" group in my contacts list. When looking at contacts details, most of them have in the "connection" ...
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How do I classify data sim and normal sim? [on hold]

In general, sim has a variety of normal sim and data only sim. I would like to know how to judge the sim class in Android Telephony. This is because there is a need to verify whether the data sim is ...
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Google services don't work on apps but work on browser after changing SIM card

I changed the SIM card in my cell phone and Google apps such as Google Maps, YouTube, etc. no longer works, saying I was offline. Yet they still work if accessed from a web browser. How to get the ...
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How to disable Enter SIM card PIN window under Android 9?

hello see the picture. I took my smartphone with me and the battery was empty. When I recharged the device I got this typical SIM card message. Enter the PIN. but unfortunately I didn't know the PIN ...
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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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How to check IMSI/ICCID on MIUI10?

Is there any way to view IMSI and ICCID numbers of my SIM-cards? I didn't find such menu neither in About-Status nor anywhere else.
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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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SIM is unsupported on Galaxy Y running CM11

There's a problem with my Samsung 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 ...
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How to remove a large sim card from a Samsung Galaxy S8

Someone put a large size SIM card into the card slot of my Samsung Galaxy S8 without using the tray. How do I get it out?
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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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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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Iam using Lenovo vibe k5 in my phone screen always message pop up sim tool kit error

Pls tell me how to resolve this issue my phone screen always message pop up Sim tool kit error in application i fed up of this issue:
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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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International roaming, forbidden networks, hidden sim toolkit on one plus 5T

I have used international roaming many times before with my one plus 5T and my native Vodafone India providers roaming plan. But this time I landed in Germany and it did not work. I've been trying ...
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What SIM card size does the Nexus 7 use?

The iPad uses silly little SIM cards that pretty much need to be purchased ad-hoc. This means that in a pinch situation you can't e.g. swap SIM cards between your tablet and your phone (e.g., if ...
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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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New smartphone + old simcard after 3 months (messages)

The police have lost my smartphone that i pay a monthly contract for. It has been lost for 3 months but i am holding out hope that it will be found as i am currently in communication with them hoping ...
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Problems with two-step verification on a new SIM

I recently purchased a new SIM. When I try to install WhatsApp, it asks for a PIN that was apparently created by the previous owner for two-step verification. What should I do?
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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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Saving contacts to SIM / view SIM contacts

I've just bought a new Android phone (Wileyfox Swift 2X) and updated to Android 7.1.2. Up until now I have always saved my contacts to my SIM card, which saved me a great deal of trouble with past ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 'Not Registered on Network'

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 that I want to sell. I have reset it to factory settings. However, I have a problem. When I bought the phone new, it was on O2. I changed fairly recently to Virgin ...
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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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Why SIM Toolkit icon is duplicated (now tripled) in launcher?

UPDATE: It stopped happening after the latest OS (and launcher) update - to Android 8 Why does my SIM Toolkit icon is duplicated tripled? The second one appeared not so long ago, and it never ...
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Network Mode disappeared

I have an Verizon note 3 from the USA that was unlocked and network mode was set to global, I live in another country with another sim card that only works on global. I accidentally pressed Automatic ...
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Pixel 3, can't find eSIM option

According to specs pixel 3 supports eSIM, but under settings > mobile networks there are no relevant options. Is this depending on whether I'm currently in the service area of a mobile network ...
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SIM 1 Card Full notification on HTC Desire SV

On my HTC Desire SV, a notification says SIM card is full Delete some messages to make more space. I've deleted all my messages and it still won't go away. I've clicked on it and it leads me to a ...
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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 Virtualization in JIOFI

I have a 3G android without any sim. For UPI verification in Gpay, a SIM is required. Is it possible to virtualize the sim in JIOFI device?
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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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SAT / STK: which pard of the standard implements SIM Toolkit app?

I'm wondering which part of the standard for the SIM Application toolkit (is it GSM 11.14?) implements the app "SIM Toolkit" which is com.android.stk in my device. Does it only provide the user ...
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Enable Mobile Data on new SIM Card

The challenge: I am not connecting to the new local mobile network for data after changing SIM cards. Details: - Handset: Samsung Galaxy S6 - Original service provider: Verizon - USA - New/current ...
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How do I change phone number in Viber from SIM1 to SIM2, when I only have data on SIM2?

How do I change Viber phone number in a dual-SIM phone from SIM1 to SIM2, when my current Viber account's phone number corresponds to SIM1, but I only have data on SIM2? (e.g. when I have moved to a ...
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Ability to disable SIM card (at best periodically)

I don't like the thought of being tracked via my cell phone. Thus I am looking for an easy way to disable my SIM card. I would like a way to automatically turn the SIM on every n minutes to check for ...
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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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How to check if device support eSIM?

How to check if device support eSIM? I'm using Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. I found there's Mobile Plan in Network & Internet settings. But I'm not sure it is for eSIM. When I tap on it, says :...
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Enable data and sms on CDMA network programmed number Galaxy S7 Edge

My Galaxy S7 edge (G935P) sim card slot is broken. It doesn't recognize any sim card I put. I managed to program my phone number into the phone using CDMA Network. I can make calls, but I can't send ...
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How to stop my 2nd SIM number from being added to my contact on my friends devices?

I've an S10+ and I use two SIM cards on it. A personal number and a work number. But recently I noticed some of my personal contacts calling me on my work number. But I never told them this number. ...
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What are potential causes of internet malfunction?

I'm using Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Running on android pie. Phone is updated to latest firmware. Few days ago I've changed sim card but problem still persist. I can use internet with another sim ...
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How to bypass “enter SIM PIN” screen on Android Marshmallow?

The phone can't be accessed before PIN code is entered, the only alternative method is to remove the SIM card entirely. I haven't found a key combination that works on this version of Android. Enter ...
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Factory resetting htc onem9 has caused straight talk sim card to not work

I’m kinda lost with this right now,I originally did this due to my phone not recognizing music downloads on the music app.do not possess original sim card if that matters.Any help is greatly ...
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Why does sim tool kit is not appearing?

I'm using Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Running on stable pie. But sim tool kit is not appearing in my phone. Does that mean my sim card is corrupted? I face slower download speed using it. So when I've ...
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Sim change alert on galaxy s8?

How do i enable sms alert for sim change on my samsung galaxy s8? I recently jumped from galaxy s3 to s8. S3 had this neat feature called "SIM change alert" where you can enter a few phone numbers ...
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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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How does AOSP on a dual sim smartphone handle data?

How does AOSP on a dual sim smartphone handle data? Does it provide the option to choose the SIM when I do tethering or use the native hotspot?
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How can I backup contacts on a SIM card to my computer?

My brother wants me to backup the data in his SIM card. How can I copy this to my computer without messing up my own contacts?
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Stolen Android Tablet [duplicate]

If a tablet has been stolen, the sim card removed and been factory reset, is it possible, at all, to have it tracked?
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How to disable SIM notification telling you your number?

When I reboot my phone, I always get this message from Android: Your number: +XX XXX XXXX XXXX I'm on Android 9. How can I disable it? (I'm not changing SIMs or something, just plain reboot.) To ...
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Unable to disable mobile data on both SIMs with Nokia 5

A couple of days ago, I bought a Nokia 5, and for the most part, I have finished setting it up. However, one issue I've come across is that while I'm able to disable mobile data for my first SIM, I am ...
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Huge battery power consumption with one particular SIM card

I have a Vodafone SIM card in an Android phone. In that phone, there is a 2000 mAh battery. I had noticed that the battery was discharging very fast, about 2%/hour when idle! At that time, no battery ...
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XIAOMI Redmi 6: how to change or remove the pin of the sim?

I have XIAOMI Redmi 6 phone, model M1804C3DG. Android version: 8.1.0, kernel version: 4.9.77+ . There is no options in the menu to remove or change the pin of the sim. I have enabled developers ...