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Old 04-08-2006, 09:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I have tried and tried but cant seem to figure out a way to get my sim card physically out of the 7100.
I want to try a different sim card on it, but cant insert the new one unless I can get the old one out of there.

Any help would be highly appreciated.
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Use a small tweezer; actually I use my fingernail to lift the edge (carefully) and push with the other hands thumb. It should slide out.
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Use a small tweezer; actually I use my fingernail to lift the edge (carefully) and push with the other hands thumb. It should slide out.
Thanks. But is that the only way? I am not too comfortable poking a tweezer in the innards of my phone, and I have been told I have thick nails, so my thumbnail doesnt work for it.

BTW, I have the exact same problem on my Motorola RAZR as well. What is it with these guys that they want to make it difficult for us to replace SIM's?
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To conserve space. Those are the only two ways I know of. You could try a small screwdriver (like a glasses screwdriver).
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Take a paperclip, press it into the SIM card from the back and you can budge it out of there.
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Take a paperclip, press it into the SIM card from the back and you can budge it out of there.
Thanks... But, wont that damage the SIM or the holder in any way?
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OK, look, take a drill and plug it in the power line. Open the back of your mobile phone and remove the battery. Switch on the drill and start scaring your mobile phone so it will throw out the SIM card by its self :D


Man, first time in my life I hear someone that doesn't know how to remove the SIM card. Push the plastic edge and pull the sim card. It won't break so don't worry... :P
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OK, look, take a drill and plug it into the power line. Open the back of your mobile phone and remove the battery. Switch on the drill and start scaring your mobile phone so it will throw out the SIM card by its self :D


Man, first time in my life I hear someone that doesn't know how to remove the SIM card. Push the plastic edge and pull the sim card. It won't break so don't worry... :P
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