Insert or Remove SIM Card

Insert or Remove SIM Card

Install and remove the SIM.

  1. If a SIM is not in the device, "No SIM" will display in the Control Center.

    Note: See Dual SIM to learn how to set up and manage an eSIM on the device. Learn more from Apple support articles:
    If you get an alert about the SIM card in your iPhone or Remove the SIM card from your iPhone or iPad.

    Step 1

  2. To turn off, simultaneously press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears, then slide to power off.

    Note: A SIM card is required in order to use cellular services when connecting to the AT&T network.

    Step 2

  3. Remove or insert the SIM card tray by inserting a paper clip or SIM eject tool into the small hole on the right side of the device

    Step 3

  4. Remove or insert the SIM card from/into the SIM card tray.

    Step 4

  5. Push the SIM card tray back in until it clicks into place and is flush with the side of the device.

    Step 5

  6. Turn the phone back on by pressing the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

    Step 6

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