Subscriber Identity Module: the chip card enabling access of a mobile device to an operator network.

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If I remove my SIM card from my iPhone, will iMessage still be connected to my phone number, or can I only be reached by my Apple ID email? [duplicate]

I'm traveling internationally and I'm removing my SIM card. Even if I don't have my phone number connected to my iPhone by the SIM card, will it still be connected to iMessage for people to contact me ...
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iPhone SIM card situation

I have an iPhone 4 and I'm borrowing an old iPhone 5s from a family member. I understand that they have two different types/sizes of SIM cards but would I simply ask my carrier (Verizon) to send me a ...
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Want to switch the SIM card from my iPhone 4 to 6s plus

I want to insert my existing SIM card from iPhone 4 to iPhone 6s Plus. I want to know if I remove the SIM card from my existing phone, will the data and photos and contacts and whatsApp chats will be ...
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Bought a stolen iPhone - how to find the owner? [duplicate]

Weird and long story short: I am travelling around South America at the moment and am in Bolivia right now. Yesterday a taxi driver suddenly offered me a well working iPhone 6, with the front screen a ...
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No SIM card installed

Okay, so long story short, my husband bent my iPhone 6. It isn't that bad, the wifi and everything still works, but it says there is no longer a SIM card installed and I have no service. So I can no ...
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Is it possible to activate an iPhone overseas?

My parents brought me a iPhone SE locked by Sprint from US and I only turned it on here in my country (Brazil). It was not able to reach the original network. I wanted to unlock it but first I must ...
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a problem with the area locked SIM card, how can I unlock my iphone?

I recently updated my iPhone 4 to iOS 7; however, I need to fully unlock my iPhone (which I inserted a SIM card into). How do I do this? Note: my sim card is from Tahiti (French Polynesia). Can you ...
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Problem Setting Up iPhone 5s

I just purchased an iPhone (on Sprint), my first one, off of Craigslist. However I am having a problem: I get home and connect it to Wi-Fi and it says I need a SIM card. I looked online a bit to see ...
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Sim free vs Verizon iphone

I'm looking at the new iPhone SE and was wondering if you're going to pay in full for the phone ($499) is the sim free phone different than the Verizon carrier specific one? I read somewhere the sim ...
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SIM required after iOS update

I have just updated iPhone to latest iOS. I do not have a phone contract and do not have a sim. I get an error message stating SIM required. How do I bypass this step.
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Can't hear or be heard when I call from my iphone 5

I cannot hear or be heard when I make a call on my iphone . But when I use VOIP application like viber and skype it works just fine and I can call and hear.My sim card works just fine on other phones....
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iPhone Network lock - Fact or Fiction?

Following a recent conversation with my provider's help-line, the Customer Service Rep stated: CSR: All phones are network-locked. Me: Not ones bought directly from Apple. CSR: Even ones ...
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Associate Apple ID with two different SIM cards (phone numbers)

I live in Canada but travel to the States and when I do I put in my American SIM card which of course has a different phone number. Sometimes when in the States I get locked out of my account and it ...
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How to disable the Warning No Sim Card in iPad while not using SIM?

I have not managed to find a way to disable the warning No Sim Card Installed while using iPad Air without sim-card. I disabled using Mobile data in all parts of settings. I have done this now in ...
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IPhone 5 enquiry, all help gratefully received!

We want to hand an iPhone 5 on to our granddaughter, but want to make sure that her enquiring mind won't find anything in the phone that she shouldn't. Credit card, bank account details etc. if we ...
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Can you take a iPhone 5c sim card and put it in another iPhone 5c? [closed]

Can an iPhone 5c SIM card be moved to another iPhone 5c?
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iPhone 5s network signals problem

There is a network problem on my iPhone 5s. Every time it is searching for signals. I have tried to restart the phone, reset network settings, reset all settings, turn on/off Airplane Mode and even ...
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Unlock GSM iPhone 4?

Can I unlock a GSM iPhone 4 so that I can use a CDMA SIM card and make calls using the CDMA card?
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Buying an iPhone 6S in the US, and using in Europe?

Should I be worried when buying an iPhone 6S in the U.S., if I want to use it in Denmark, Europe? I will be buying it SIM-free. Worried in the sense that the network might not be working (GSM/CDMA ...
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Cellular (SIM card) stopped working on iPhone 5s

I have an iPhone 5s whose iOS was updated to the 9.1 version yesterday night. Then, from today morning up to now something strange happened: the cellular signal seems to be completely off. The carrier ...
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iPhone 5s from Dennmark to Portugal

Will an unlocked iPhone 5s from Dennmark work in Portugal? Thanks!
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How do I remove contacts on my sim card on iPhone?

By accident I imported some contacts to my contacts app in my iPhone. I do not need them there. So, If I need to avoid to import them again by accident I would like to remove them from my sim. How ...
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iPhone 6 Plus setup and SIM card unsupported

I bought an iPhone 6 Plus second hand, and restored it. I believe carrier is AT&T, do I need to add minutes to this sim card to set up phone? Getting a sim not supported with other sim cards like ...
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Switched SIM cards but contacts are no longer on my iPhone?

What do I need to do, once I have switched SIM cards on my iPhone, to get my contacts to appear?
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iPad won't accept Verizon SIM

I have an iPad 4 model #1459(wifi/cellular) tied into AT&T/T-Mobile my carrier is Verizon. Is there anyway to change my ipad to Verizon? I dropped in a Verizon sim card but got an error message "...
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Activate used Verizon iPhone 6 without sim?

I recently purchased a used iPhone 6, originally on the Verizon network. I'm an app developer, and as such, only need to be able to use this phone over wifi. However, when I boot up the phone I reach ...
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Is it possible to use iPhone 6 with FaceTime without a cellular SIM card?

I have an iPhone 6 with FaceTime purchased from Saudi Arabia. I don't have a cellular SIM in my phone, only a data SIM card. My question now is if I go out of the Kingdom to any other country, will ...
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Does iPhone 4S have a region lock?

All phones in South Africa are sold unlocked, and I can use my iPhone 4S with any carrier's SIM cards in South Africa. However, when I visited Australia, I found that SIM activation failed after I ...
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How do I fix my iPhone 5s?

Now first of all, I assure you, there is not a single issue like mine. Let me list the steps taken with corresponding error messages/new problems to each step taken. The problem started when the SIM ...
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Any risk to using an active SIM card to activate an old iPhone 5?

My boss recently bought an iPhone 5. She does not plan to use any calling/texting features on it, she only wants to use an app called PureAudioPro from the app store on it (essentially she will treat ...
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Will my iphone insurance company know that I found the old one (which I was supposed to return if found) if I put a new sim card in it?

I don't know if this belongs on Ask Different, but I reckoned it does because the core of the question involves the SIM card and apple company data. My father got traveller's insurance from Asurion ...
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Unlocked iPhone 4S w/no SIM Card-how to start up without contract

I am using Android phone on Verizon now. Last weekend, I got a present from friend "ARCCOS Golf" system which only works together with iPhone 4S or later. I contacted ARCCOS support center and got the ...
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How to broadcast video from IP camera with private IP address

I have a situation, I have IP cameras in different locations, these cameras are connected to small webservers with private IP SIM cards (VPN sim cards), if I am connected to the VPN, I can access ...
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How to enable 3G for an Indian iPad on Airtel?

So, I have an iPad Air 2 64 GB LTE purchased in India. I'm using a network carrier called Airtel for the data. This device is running iOS 8.4 as of posting this question. Here's my problem- When I ...
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If I buy an iPhone 6 in Germany, will it work in the U.S.?

I know this works the other way around because I have my old 5 here in Germany right now and removing my U.S. sim card and putting in a pre-paid German sim card worked just fine. I'm due for an ...
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Do all iPad mini models have SIM slots?

I currently have an iPad mini 2 WiFi/Verizon. It is a 16GB model. I want to upgrade to a 128GB model and use my existing SIM card. Do I have to buy a Verizon model, or can I buy a so-called "WiFi-...
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How to recover iMessages sent to main phone number when using a different SIM card overseas?

I am a U.S. AT&T customer with an unlocked iPhone 6 plus, but am currently travelling through Spain and using a pre-paid Vodafone SIM card. One major problem I've run into: After inserting the ...
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How can I transfer contacts between SIM cards?

I've bought a new iPhone 5S and inserted a nano SIM into it by purchasing a nano sim with same number. How can I get contacts from my old sim to new SIM?
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Borrowing an iPhone 4 - I've swapped the sim but can I access my email and iMessages without loosing the owner's?

Can I access my mail and iMessages without wiping the iPhone first? I want to return the phone to its pre-loan state when I'm done borrowing.
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How to restore iPhone backups without a SIM?

I have an iPhone 5 with a damaged SIM slot. How does one restore an iPhone using file backups made from iPhone 5 without having to insert a sim card or using Xcode? Using the MDBACKUP files or ...
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Can I efficiently use the iPhone with a prepaid Sim card?

I'm not sure this is the correct place where to ask this. If you can indicate me another Stack Exchange website I can use instead would be great. Anyway, I'm willing to move to a prepaid sim card for ...
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How to tell if iPhone's SIM port is working even though it's locked?

Is there any way to know if my phone's SIM port is working, even though it's locked to Sprint and I don't have access to a Sprint SIM? I tried using another one but it says "no sim" instead of "no ...
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I've found an icloud locked iPhone, how can I return it to the owner?

A friend of mine found an iPhone 6 in a festival but she didn't have a way to charge the phone for a couple weeks. She is a maid here in Brazil and didn't have the proper charger neither knew how to ...
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Old iPhones unable to find wifi nework

My Dad has an iPhone 3g. I have an original iPhone (2g) Neither of them have the ability to find a wifi network anymore. They have SIM cards in the, but the SIM cards are disabled (not activated ...
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Can you activate your iPhone 5/5s/5c with iOS 8.1 with any nano SIM card?

I just got a new iPhone 5/5s/5c and it comes with a fresh install, or factory reset, of iOS 8.1. I didn't get a SIM card with the phone, and it will not let me activate/use it without one. I am ...
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Is the iPhone5 and up not Network locked?

In my experience phones have been locked to the carrier, requiring a hefty fee and a contract payout to transfer them to another carrier. (Just because they can). This commentator writes: Oh all ...
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How can I use T-Mobile unlocked iPhone with different service provider?

I just bought a free contract iPhone 6 with T-Mobile SIM card. I want to use the iPhone with another service provider but i'm worried. Should I plug the device and initialize it on iTunes first or can ...
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Where do you get the tool they use at the Genius Bar to remove SIM cards?

I was at the Genius Bar recently and the techs had a tiny tool on their loop of cables that looked like a pin with an oval-shaped loop at the top. Anyone know where to acquire this tool? I know I ...
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iPhone 6 Initial Power Up SIM Card Locking?

First, my question: Does swapping out a foreign SIM for the Sprint SIM that comes in new Sprint iPhone 6's prior to the first power up in any way prevent the iPhone from being locked by Sprint for ...
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Purchasing an iPhone 6 in the United States - Using it in the United Kingdom

I would like to purchase the new iPhone 6, but as I travel a lot between the US and the UK I have to make sure I buy a model that works well in both places. The idea is to buy an unlocked device so I ...