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Move a Sim Card Between Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 or Note 2 and iPhone 3, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5

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How do I switch my SIM card from a Galaxy S3 to a S4?

When I tried to switch my SIM card from a Galaxy S3 to a S4 I keep getting no network found but there are both T-Mobile phones

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To troubleshoot this, please do the following.

  • Insert your T-Mobile micro-SIM into your Samsung Galaxy S4.
  • Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 is not on Offline/Flight/Airplane mode.
  • On your Samsung Galaxy S4, Go to Settings > My Device > About phone, then see if the baseband is Unknown. If you have an Unknown baseband, your phone may need repair. Please contact your phone dealer. Please proceed on troubleshooting if this is not the case.
  • If you have another T-Mobile micro-SIM, please try to insert it into your Samsung Galaxy S4 and see if you still can't find a network. If the other SIM card works fine, please try to clean/rub the copper part of your SIM card with a dry cloth and then try it again on your phone. There might be a dirt that is blocking the connections. If your phone still can't find a network, then your phone might need repair and you will likely have to contact your phone dealer.
  • If all else fails, please contact your phone dealer.

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Hello I have a Galaxy S3 and I recently bought a Galaxy S4 I would like to know if I can use the same SIM card that the S3 have for the S4?

Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 can they use the same SIM card

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The answer is yes, you can still use the SIM card from your Samsung Galaxy S3 to your recently bought Samsung Galaxy S4. There are various kinds of SIM cards on the market today and the specific SIM card type on both Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy S4 is a micro type SIM card. A micro SIM card is much more smaller than regular SIM cards and provides more features and advantages. These are the Samsung smart phones that supports micro SIM cards: Galaxy Grand 2, Galaxy Golden, Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Star Pro, Galaxy Note3, Galaxy Core, Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Trend, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Mega, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Express and Galaxy Grand Quattro. You can also refer to the full article in this site for additional details. In regards to your query, the micro SIM card on your Samsung Galaxy S3 mobile handset can also be used properly on your newly bought Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.

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Is the SIM card from a Samsung Galaxy S2 compatible with a Galaxy S4?

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Unfortunately, the Galaxy S2 uses a mini SIM, whereas the Galaxy S4 uses a micro SIM.

See more questions like this: Does samsusung S2 and S3 have the same SIM slot size?

I have a Galaxy Note Edge and it needs to be repaired?

I need to transfer all my data from my phone to a Galaxy S2 while this is done

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Move a Sim Card Between Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 or Note 2 and iPhone 3, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5

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Do I need a SIM card in both phones to use Samsung Smart Switch?

I have installed Smart Switch on my Galaxy S3, and want to use it to transfer all data to my S5. I only have the one SIM card.

No, you only need one SIM card. To use Smart Switch:

  • Install the app on your old phone and your new phone.
  • Keep both devices within four inches of each other.
  • On your old device, select all the content you want to transfer to your new phone and tap Transfer.
  • On your new phone, tap OK.
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All of your selected data will now transfer to your new phone.

Does all S4 have the same size SIM card?

I bought a Galaxy S4 with sprint carrier. I have a Verizon contract and my phone got stolen. I bought a Verizon SIM card and it doesn't fit in the slot. its too small. it's a micro SIM card.

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Can I actually take the 4G LTE card out of my Galaxy S4?

My friend said I would never be able to use the phone ever again if I took the 4G lte card out.... and it says I have to, to replace my screen.

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When replacing a SIM card for a different one on a Galaxy S3... will I lose data, contacts, photos etc?

Data on SIM, when replacing a SIM card for a different one on a Galaxy S3... will I lose data, contacts, photos etc?

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Is there a way to transfer info from one SIM card to another?

I am moving from Galaxy S2 to S3. and SIM cards are different size.

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I have a new S5 and I want to use Smart Switch to get my stuff of my S3?

Do I have to activate my new phone to download the app?

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Hi, it's actually from Samsung Mini to S5?

Where do I put my SIM card: in the old phone, or in the new one?

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I swapped phones, I have a Galaxy S5 now , my plan with AT&T, I have unlimited talk text and data. But now I can't get my 4G internet service to show up on my screen?

I don't have internet service, is this something that I can set up or does AT&T have to set it up or do I download an app or what? Everything else seems to be working

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I am having Verizon S4 using since last year, now SIM has stopped working?

I am having Verizon S4 using since last year, now SIM has stopped working

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Hi Daniel.. I want to switch all my data to from my Note4 to my new Note4, what are the first steps, What should I do?

I want to know do I switch my old SIM card first before switching, from old to new Note4, I have installed Smart Switch in both phones, I just don't know whether to put my old SIM card into a new phone before using Smart Switch. I cannot find anywhere if I put my old SIM card into my new phone first before I do anything

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