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There is nothing wrong in turning on the phone and using it. Put the phone in Airplane mode and start using Wi-Fi and install applications etc. As for the nagging part, No, Google will not be nagging you to register your device or SIM till you choose to (if you have skipped registering the device in the first screen). Google never registers your SIM, it ...


17

Yes, just go to: Contacts -> Menu -> Import/Export -> From SIM to Phone Or you can view this more detailed article to help you: http://androidadvices.com/import-sim-contacts-android-phone/


17

How about taking the SIM out and see the number printed on its back side (the other side of the contact surface) or next to it? Just thought to say this just in case if you are not aware of!


9

I am such an idiot. A picture is worth a thousand words: When I bought my device, about a year ago, I turned on the feature "SIM change alert - Send SMS when SIM card is changed". I completely forgot about it later, and it only came back to me today. Of course the recipients I defined were my own number and my wife's. The lead I followed was @roxan's ...


8

The answer lies in the source... it seems to be that the property to request pin-lock is built into build.prop or default.prop. Have a look at the reference found in the TelephonyManager source, between lines 735 and 755. For brevity, public int getSimState() { String prop = SystemProperties.get(TelephonyProperties.PROPERTY_SIM_STATE); if ("...


8

The Nexus 7 (with mobile data) takes a micro SIM card. See this page from Google support on how you can Insert & activate a SIM card.


8

I think BIS was automatically syncing your Blackberry contacts to Google server. When you added Google account to your Android, it automatically imported all your contacts from Google server.


7

I solved this by erasing all contacts on the SIM. Here's how: Contacts app -> Menu -> View. Uncheck all but SIM, press OK. Menu -> Delete. Menu -> Select All. Press Delete. After a while all SIM contacts are gone. Now re-enable showing the Phone and/or Google contacts and you're good to go! (My phone uses Swedish so maybe the menu items/buttons above have ...


6

I don't have a Motorola Atrix 2 at hand, but as far my memory goes, you can go past the "No SIM/Emergency Dial Only" screen if you boot the phone while holding the camera button pressed.


6

Open Contacts then press the menu button go to More>Settings in that the first option is where you want to save your contacts .


6

The thief would, perform in this order of chances below are: Throw away the SIM card (see below) Attempt to unlock boot-loader (if its locked) which results in wipe of /data and /cache Pop in a SIM card that does not have PIN lock. If an incorrect PIN is entered more than three times, a PUK is needed! Now the chances of the thief walking into the ...


6

You can remove the "No SIM" notification from the Galaxy S3 S4 and Note 3 by adding an entry to your build.prop. You need root to do this. I recommend using JRummy's Build Prop Editor. Once you've installed it, launch the app and click the bottom right icon (a + sign). In the first box you can enter a description like so (this is optional): # Remove "No ...


5

The bad news is that some phones (like yours) don't support setting your own phone number. The good news is that this information is not stored on your phone but on your sim card. So if you put your sim in another device and set your number there than you can put it back to your phone and voila, your number will show. Some devices that support setting your ...


5

According to Verizon, at least, you should not install/remove the SIM with the battery in. Also, every picture I've seen of a SIM card has the text 'do not install with battery in phone' or similar. I think that the SIM card standard wasn't built with hot-swap in mind. This may be one of those things that you can get away with, but if it wasn't made for ...


5

Accounts and data are not removed if you switch the SIM. For obvious reasons: Travelling abroad when you don't want to roam, or getting a new phone/data plan from a different carrier, etc. You could guess how mad people would get if their device got wiped by a SIM switch. You're not safe, unless you also have set up a screen lock (or full device ...


5

No, apps cannot be installed on SIM. What you describe are rather SIM services. AFAIK you can use those with the "SIM Toolkit" app only (which is where you also should find your <operator-name-here>, and where you should be able to see what's installed there). As long as you did not actively subscribe to any of those services, they should simply stay ...


5

In this respect, there is no difference between regular PC and Android. The terminologies, however, is slightly confusing. System memory refers to the storage space that is used by system files, and Device memory refers to all storage space. Device memory does not refer to RAM. Your device's RAM can be seen in Settings -> More -> Application Manager. ...


5

A number has to be assigned so that the (rather old) system can recognise the SIM. Just because it has a number though doesn't mean that any calls can be made or received and will already have been disabled by the network. The provider can add services as wanted/needed though: SMS can be useful for managing routers.


4

Create a separate Google account for your brother's account. Import your brother's SIM's contacts to that Google account. OK- here's the idea I have: Back up all your existing contacts to SD card. Open your Contacts App and press MENU > IMPORT/EXPORT > EXPORT TO SD CARD. A .vcf file will be created with all your existing contacts. Using My Files or Astro ...


4

Don't store your contacts on the SIM card. There is no advantage in doing so. Modern smartphones are usually only able to import/export contacts stored on the SIM card. The contact App from Android 4.0 on provides a feature which lets you import your contacts form SIM card to either Google contacts (which I highly recommend) or simply local phone contacts. ...


4

Gmail will ask you to login again if it detects change of SIM card. Gmail doesn't store your credentials in internal memory unencrypted. Phone has to be rooted to read from internal memory. Your phone can't be unlocked without the correct graphical PIN combination.


4

A Subscriber Identity Module commonly known as SIM card has a storage for text (SMS) messages and contacts only. Settings (I presume you are talking about access points and GPRS/3G configuration - clarify it you mean something else) about your phone are not stored, except the carrier related parameters like message service center number, value added ...


4

In many versions of Android for Verizon networks (e.g. Nexus devices, Moto X, Moto G), you can find this by going to Settings -> About Phone -> Status -> and this is listed as ICCID.


4

SIM is a old guy, but USIM (card's name is UICC, USIM is logical module) is new designed specially for UMTS (3G) generation. While SIM can also be used to access 3G, USIM has extra advantages over SIM: 3G Video Calls (not supported with SIM) Higher Security: USIM introduces new algorithm to prevent unauthorized access to phone line. Plus, it encrypts your ...


4

I think you need to have Google Voice initiate your calls rather than the dialer app. Generally speaking you'd change the setting in the Voice app for "Making calls" to "Use Google Voice to make all calls". If you'd like to be prompted before the call, then you can use "Ask every time I make a call". (There's also an option to use it just for international ...


4

If you have root access: download the free "Notifications Off" app from the Play store; open it; scroll all the way down till you find "system ui" and uncheck it; hit the little floppy disk icon at the top to save it. This works for my Sprint Note 3 on page plus.


4

Turn on airplane mode, enable WiFi. Problem gone.


4

Now I realize that as to the first part of the question, as pointed out, the Storage screen is displaying information on internal storage (excluding SIM card storage space, external SD card storage space, and RAM memory which is just a temporary storage location which is on a separate chip and does not serve as a persistent storage location). The reason I ...


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For lollipop versions, Goto Settings -> Sim Cards -> Call settings -> Phone account settings -> Make calls with -> Under this you will have three options Sim 1 Sim 2 Ask First Select Ask First option from that menu and when you call someone from the contacts, you will be shown the Sim 1 and Sim 2 option. Select the Remember SIM for number checkbox and ...


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Key Point is Whatsapp doesn't delete an inactive account. Also see: • What happens if my WhatsApp has been inactive for months? • Does WhatsApp delete inactive accounts? You can get your contacts back if you had synced them in any of the cloud service e.g. Google Account(Contacts). Sign in with your Google Account to see. Whatsapp doesn't save your ...


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