Note: Don't touch the gold contacts on your nano SIM card, as that could damage your card. If you're using a new SIM card, you can activate it by contacting your carrier.
- Step 1/6
Locate the nano SIM card tray on the left or right side of your device.
Note: For iPhone 12 models and later, the SIM tray will be located on the left side of your device. Whereas for iPhone 11 models and earlier, the SIM tray will be located on the right side of your device.
- Step 2/6
Press the card insertion/removal tool or paperclip into the nano SIM card tray pinhole and push until the tray releases.
Note: The card insertion/removal tool is included in iPhone's box.
- Step 3/6
Slide the nano SIM card tray out of its slot.
Note: A nano SIM card may already be inserted in iPhone.
- Step 4/6
Insert or remove the nano SIM card into or from the tray.
Note: When inserting, carefully line up the notched edge of the SIM card to the SIM tray's notch. Correctly aligning this notch will ensure a proper insertion takes place regardless of the iPhone model in use.
- Step 5/6
Push the nano SIM card tray back into iPhone.
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You've completed the steps!
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