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  1. jadeee

    jadeee Lurker
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    i just bought a samsung galaxy ace and with out thinking i put the sd card in the sim slot and it now jammed up there how can i get it out with out damaging my phone?

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  2. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=

    Hello jadeee, and welcome to the forums.

    If the card is inserted in the sim slot by accident, you may have to just work with it gradually and gently to get it out (if that's what you mean by "the sim slot").

    The SD card slot on most devices is spring-loaded, meaning the card is supposed to be tapped in a bit in order for it to release. If you're trying to pull it out, you're defeating that spring and its little lock, and you can break it.

    Some users push the SD card in quickly with the tip of their fingernail, others use the eraser end of a pencil, etc. It must be done a bit quickly to allow the card to spring back out a little and then can be pulled out with your fingers once released by the spring.
  3. Rush

    Rush {<>}~{<>}

    Welcome to Android Forum -- Thanks for joining.

    It's nice to have you aboard....Make sure to tap or click the Phones or Tablets -Link in my signature - from there just scroll down to your device model - You can then join your device's area of discussion - where other users will give you help on getting the most out of your device.

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  4. kate15

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  5. kate15

    kate15 Lurker

    Moto E 2015, I put a nano sim card in by mistake and it jammed. The back does not come off this phone. I looked at this site and read instructions for similar sorts of mishaps. I then got 2 strong but delicate safety pins (dressmaking style). I bent both gently to about 90 degrees. I then slid them either side of the nano card to keep it centred. I 'tweezed' out the card. Gently does it! And out it came, no damage, even to the safety pins.
    Thank you for your post, earlier gentleman. Brand new phone now working. Oddly, I had got a spare Sim!
  6. AMOCO

    AMOCO The Computer Guy
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    Hi jadeee and Welcome to Android Forums,And hope you like it here.Plus enjoy your new devise.

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