Learn how to insert/remove the SIM card and manage SIM messages on the Google Nexus 7.




Insert/remove SIM

This device supports a Micro size SIM card.

  1. Turn tablet off and place it on a flat surface with the screen facing up, with the camera at the top and the Power button on the right.
  2. Tilt the right side slightly and locate the SIM card tray near the bottom and the small hole in the tray door.
  3. Insert the SIM ejection tool that comes with the tablet (or a paperclip) into the hole on the tray, and push firmly but gently until the tray pops out.
  4. Remove the tray and place the micro SIM card inside it, with the angled corner fitting snugly into the angled corner of the tray.
  5. Carefully reposition the tray in the slot and push it gently back into the tablet.


Delete SIM messages

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Messages.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Text message settings.
  6. Tap Manage SIM card messages.
  7. Touch and hold the message.
  8. Tap Delete.
  9. Tap Yes to confirm.


View SIM number

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings > About phone > Status.
  3. View the ICCID. This is the SIM number.