Learn how to manage SIM messages on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A.




Insert/remove SIM

This device supports a Micro-GBA size SIM card.


  1. Open the cover of the SIM card slot.
  2. Insert the SIM card with the gold coloured contacts facing downwards.
  3. Push the SIM card into the slot until it locks in place.


Delete SIM messages

  1. From any Home screen, tap Messages.
  2. Tap the MORE icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap More settings.
  5. Tap Text Messages.
  6. Tap Manage SIM card messages.
  7. Tap the MOREicon.
  8. Tap Delete.
  9. Tap each message to be deleted or Select all.
  10. Tap Delete.
  11. Tap OK.


View free SIM space

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'System,' then tap Storage.
  4. Under 'Device Memory,' view the following:
    • Total space
    • Available space
    • System memory
    • Used space
    • Cached data
    • Miscellaneous files