Add or Remove SIM Card from HTC One M8

Edited by Grimm, Alexander Avdeev

Welcome to VisiHow! This tutorial will demonstrate how to take a nano SIM card tray out of the HTC One M8 by using the metal tray eject tool that comes with the phone. The tool package picture displays how the SIM card should be removed.

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Steps

  1. 1
    To unpack the metal tool, flex the metal tool package a bit.
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  2. 2
    Pull the tool off the package. This can be done by holding the side of the tool that will poke out when the package is flexed.
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  3. 3
    Clean the tool from the adhesive paper and glue. Now, the tool can be used whenever needed.
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  4. 4
    Hold the phone with the "HTC" letters at the bottom and the camera at the top.
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  5. 5
    Turn the phone to expose the left side. There is a very small hole at the top of the left side of the phone.
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  6. 6
    Take the HTC tool and put the pointy end of the tool into the hole.
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  7. 7
    Push the tool slightly with not much effort at all. The tray will pop out.
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  8. 8
    Pull the tray out with some effort. The tray has two nano SIM holders. For single-SIM phones, the tray will be half the size with only one nano SIM holder. If the tray is placed with the wider metal edge facing downwards, the left nano SIM slot will hold the first nano SIM card, and the right slot will hold the second nano SIM card. The first nano SIM will sit at the top of the phone when it is positioned with the camera at the top.
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  9. 9
    Take a nano SIM card. The size of a nano SIM can be compared to a fingernail. The HTC SIM-card tray is different from trays from other phone manufacturers. The dual tray has a unique design to hold the first and the second SIM cards.
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  10. 10
    Hold the tray with the first SIM slot up. Notice the notch at the edge of the SIM card.
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  11. 11
    Align the notches of the nano SIM card and the first holder of the tray as the nano SIM is placed into its resting place. The nano SIM card should barely sit in the holder. If the tray is turned over or tapped slightly owing to inadvertence, the SIM card will fall out. It is different from iPhones, where the SIM card fits into its slot tightly, or Samsung, where the SIM card, not a tray, is slid into its slot.
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  12. 12
    Position the tray so that the short notches are visible. The long lines should be on the other side.
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  13. 13
    Move the phone over and push the tray into the phone with a steady push. The SIM card tray will easily slide into the phone.
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  14. 14
    If the SIM card needs to be removed, use the metal tool.
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  15. 15
    Put the pointy end of the tool into the left-side hole of the phone.
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  16. 16
    Push the metal tool. The nano SIM card tray will slide out.
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  17. 17
    Pull the nano SIM card tray half-way out slowly. Be careful this time because the SIM card might fall out.
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  18. 18
    Put the phone close to a surface and pull the tray out. The SIM card will fall out. That concludes the tutorial on how to add a SIM card to and remove it from the HTC One M8. Thanks for watching VisiHow! We hope that this instructional video was helpful. Have a great day! Make sure to watch other videos on HTC One M8.
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