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

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Where can I find the phone number of the SIM card that I have in an iPad?

Is there a way, directly on the iPad, to find out which phone number is associated to the MicroSIM which it is using? I can't find it in the menus, currently. Is there an easy way to find it ...
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first ipad Mini to use overseas for language translation: do I need SIM card?

Just ordered an Ipad mini for use overseas in various countries. We have purchased sim cards for our phones, but what do I need to make this ipad useful? I am also taking a camera. I will need to ...
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Can I exchange an iPhone 4 with an iPhone 5 without getting a new SIM?

I understand that for certain iPhone models it is necessary to get a new SIM if I want to exchange them. If I have a 4S and want to exchange it with a user who has just purchased a 5, is this ...
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iPhone 3GS activation error on iOS 5 upgrade - “No SIM card in phone”

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 a few days ago. The upgrade went smoothly; however, I'm having trouble activating my phone. My wireless provider is O2 in the UK and my O2 SIM is in the phone, but ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Can I put my iPhone 4 sim card into a new iPhone 4S?

I have an iPhone 4, and want to upgrade to an iPhone 4S. Can I just buy one and switch my sim card? My current iPhone is through my ex's account. I don't want him knowing I'm getting a new one. My ...
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Why do I keep having to reenter the SIM code after each iOS update?

With my iPhone 5, I've been finding that I keep having to unlock the SIM code every time I update the iOS from one minor release to the next. While this isn't a problem, as I've memorized the code, it ...
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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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Using Mobile SIM card with an iPad Mini

If I buy a Wifi and Cellular iPad Mini, could I cut down my mobile SIM card and use its cellular data with the iPad?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to have two phones (one of which an iPhone) on the same number without changing the SIM card?

I have always wondered whether it was possible to use the same phone number on an "emergency phone" in case the main one gets lost.
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Can I get a new SIM card for iPhone I found?

I found an iPhone lying on my table. I called every person I know that was in my house to check if it was theirs. No one said it was theirs. I waited a month later, keeping the iPhone in my drawer. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 stuck at “No SIM card installed”

I "retired" my old iPhone 3GS when I got my shiny new iPhone 4 and I was happily using it as an iPod touch with camera and compass. However, I made the mistake of throwing away the SIM inside the 3GS,...
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Can I use my iPhone4 without a sim card if i just updated to the lastest software?

I have an iPhone 4 that I wanted to use for my daughter to play on. I updated it to the latest software iOS 6 and it's telling me to put a SIM card in to activate it. I don't want the iPhone activated....
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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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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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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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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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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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Mobile internet doesn't work

I have an iPhone 4s that is locked, but I'm using a Gevey SIM. Just recently I transfered from one operator to another and I can't get my internet to work, while everything is fine once I'm on Wi-Fi. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...