Installing the SIM or USIM card and battery

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Steps to insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider, and the included battery to your Galaxy S4.

  •  Only microSIM cards work with the device.
  • Some LTE services may not be available depending on the service provider. For details about service availability, contact your service provider.

Step 1:  Remove the back cover.

  • Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover.
  • Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively. Doing so may damage the cover.

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Step 2: Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.

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Step 3: Push the SIM or USIM card into the slot until it locks in place.

  • Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If a memory card happens to be lodged in the SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to remove the memory card.
  • Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.

Step 4: Insert battery to Galaxy S4

 

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Step 5.  Replace the back cover.

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Removing Galaxy S4 SIM or USIM card and battery

Step 1. Remove the back cover.

Step 2.  Pull out the battery.

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Step 3. Push the SIM or USIM card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.

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Comments

  1. My microSIM card is not recognized. I need it for storage.

  2. It is the SD card.

  3. Vickie Stanford says:

    Will a smaller SIM card work in this phone if used with a Micro adapter? Thank you.

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