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    Android device not detecting SIM card

    I got my new android handset and i tried inserting my old SIM card on to the device. But to my surprise, i found that the device is not recognizing the SIM card. One of my friends is using the SIM card of the same carrier with the similar android handset that i have. But he does not have any problems like this. Please let me know the steps to fix this problem.

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    rockindeepak rockindeepak is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Android device not detecting SIM card

    Hey

    Their might be two problems

    1)either your phones hardware has some fault . Check it out with your nearest service center they will tell you the exact reason.

    or

    2)your sim card is not working anymore. SOmetimes when the sim becomes little old it doesnt work. SO you can collect another new sim from the network carier with the same number.

    Thanks

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    preet preet is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Android device not detecting SIM card

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I got my new android handset and i tried inserting my old SIM card on to the device. But to my surprise, i found that the device is not recognizing the SIM card. One of my friends is using the SIM card of the same carrier with the similar android handset that i have. But he does not have any problems like this. Please let me know the steps to fix this problem.



    Hello Friend,

    First of all check your sim card that whether it is a 2G or 3G.
    After that do the following:-

    --> Go to "Settings"

    --> Then Go to "Networks settings"

    --> Then Go to "Mobile Networks"

    --> Then check your Network mode


    If your sim is 2G (GSM) and your network mode is 3G (WCDMA) than phone will not detect your sim, if 3G range is not is available in your area.
    So confirm that Mode is according to you sim. Also check that your phone is not in the Aeroplane Mode or Flight Mode. Check it in "Networks Settings"
    If your phone is still not detecting your sim card than may be its a manufacturing default.

    Hope this will help you.

    THANKS

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    Nebula Nebula is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Android device not detecting SIM card

    Check whether the Device supports GSM type Sim cards, If you have bought CDMA mobiles and trying to insert the GSM cards then it will not work for sure. If you are so sure that you have bought the GSM supporting device and still its not working then insert some other sim card and check, this will help you to find whether the error is with handset or with the Sim card.

    After that if the problem is with Handset contact the manufacturer and claim the Warranty. If its with Sim card then ask the network provider to give a new sim with same number.

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    Re: Android device not detecting SIM card

    Hi,
    The problem might be with the Sim card in some android phone 64k sim card is not supported so that is your card change it with your service provider. If that is not the problem then try inserting another card into the phone and see if that Sim card works if that works then the problem is sure with the Sim card only so change it. If not take the phone to a nearest authorized service center.
    Hope this helps.

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    pankaj26 pankaj26 is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Android device not detecting SIM card

    it seams like that your sim was used very rapidly..
    Try bend the sim a bit and insert it.many of my friends faced this type of issue....hope it works

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    Smile Re: Android device not detecting SIM card

    Quote Originally Posted by preet View Post
    Hello Friend,

    First of all check your sim card that whether it is a 2G or 3G.
    After that do the following:-

    --> Go to "Settings"

    --> Then Go to "Networks settings"

    --> Then Go to "Mobile Networks"

    --> Then check your Network mode


    If your sim is 2G (GSM) and your network mode is 3G (WCDMA) than phone will not detect your sim, if 3G range is not is available in your area.
    So confirm that Mode is according to you sim. Also check that your phone is not in the Aeroplane Mode or Flight Mode. Check it in "Networks Settings"
    If your phone is still not detecting your sim card than may be its a manufacturing default.

    Hope this will help you.

    THANKS


    Thanks Friend, i tried many ways, nothing is worked, your idea helped us...

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