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How To Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 SIM Card Not Detected Problem

Are you facing Samsung Galaxy S5 SIM card not detected issue as a lot of users have reported of encountering the same problem? Don’t worry, in this post, we are going to share a few steps so that you can fix the issue.

Follow the steps below. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sim Card Not Detected

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sim Card Not Detected

See also: How to fix Galaxy S5 stuck on Android logo

 

Steps To Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 Sim Card Not Detected

 

The sim card slot is dirty or faulty

Samsung Galaxy S5 SIM card not detected issue may occur if there is any dirt stored on the sim card slot or if one or more sensors of the slot are faulty. First, remove the sim card and see if there is any dirt, and there is, blowing the air into the area and it will solve the issue. And if one or more sensors on the sim card slot are defective, contact a repair center.

 

Check if the phone is locked to a specific carrier

Sometimes the Samsung Galaxy S5 SIM card not detected issue occurs if the phone is locked to a specific carrier and the sim card that you have inserted in your Galaxy S5 is not supported by your unit. So, contact your carrier and ask if this is the case. Then you have to unlock the phone with the help of your carrier or using an unlocking product available on the Internet.

 

Check if any app is the culprit

To make sure any third party app is not causing this problem, boot your Galaxy S5 into Safe mode. It will disable all third-party apps. If the phone works fine in safe mode, then any third party app is the culprit. What you need to do is uninstall third-party apps. Start with the applications that you have installed recently. If you have too many apps, this task can be time-consuming in which case you can perform a factory reset.

However, if the problem occurs in safe mode, then it’s a hardware fault. Visit the store in which you’ve purchased your device or contact your carrier. 

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