1. rashaelatk's Avatar
    I have a HTC desire 610 and the clip or spring has gone in the SIM slot. I am on a contract but I don't have warranty however the SIM won't stay in the slot so I can't use my phone . What can I do???
    11-24-2014 03:32 PM
  2. anon8380037's Avatar
    Hello and welcome to Android Central.
    I can't help you but this will bump your thread/question back up the list.
    It really sounds like you need to get an inexpensive estimate from a local repair store, it should be quite simple. I know there are one or two people here who might know more and can warn you whether it's safe to try something yourself.
    Stick around if you still have the issue.

    From my UK Note 3 on Tapatalk
    Golfdriver97 and srkmagnus like this.
    11-26-2014 03:55 PM
  3. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I agree with Madd. See what an estimate is, but don't be too surprised if the cost to repair it may not be worth it.

    Another option may be explain to your carrier. Maybe they will let you upgrade early?

    From an AOSP M8
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    11-26-2014 04:07 PM
  4. srkmagnus's Avatar
    I'm with Golfdriver on this. Hopefully there's something the carrier can do to help you out. Also, it could be a relatively known issue for them and they may be inclined to replace it for you. You'll never know unless you ask .
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    03-02-2015 04:28 PM
  5. bgy3jlh's Avatar
    I have the same problem with my HTC Desire 610. I bought the 'phone only, brand new and unlocked, online, and have no warranty. My mobile contract is SIM only. I've used sellotape for now, but the result is variable and completely unreliable, with 'SIM not detected' frequently flashing up on my screen.

    OP, how did you resolve your issue, please?
    04-13-2015 09:45 AM
  6. Roberto Giglietto's Avatar
    Same problem. Luckily I have a case which holds the slot door closed. So the phone is still working.
    Hope this can help.
    04-29-2015 10:26 AM
  7. gayle wilcoxson's Avatar
    hold sim card in with flat blade screwdriver and then jam in a flat wood toothpick between upper side of sim and sim slot. break off toothpick. tape. wah lah, problem solved.
    belodion likes this.
    06-14-2015 07:15 PM
  8. Aisling Maria's Avatar
    How did you resolve this issue? I went into 3 shop during the week even though I've had this problem since I bought it too, but the phone case was keeping the sim secure. However I wanted to change cases and told them this in the shop and he said it was a known fault and for this reason they were no longer selling these phones. His solution was to offer a basic crappy replacement phone while they sent it away to get fixed where it'd take a minimum of 2 weeks. As I need the phone for work I can't be without mobile internet for that long... If the phones were faulty should they not have offered a similar phone instead?
    09-07-2015 07:15 AM
  9. Fireblade Nuts's Avatar
    Must be a common problem with this handset ..the exact same thing happened to mine also and the funny thing was it happen 2 weeks after the warranty was up ..typical...since then I bought a desire 620 it's no where near as good as the 610 ..aaaagh I hate Samsung as they all break eventually either it be the charger port or the mobo having solider fractures etc ..and don't get me started on Apple ..there pieces of junk full stop..there is my rant anyways hehe
    01-19-2016 05:17 AM
  10. Foodgoals101's Avatar
    I have a HTC desire 610 and the clip or spring has gone in the SIM slot. I am on a contract but I don't have warranty however the SIM won't stay in the slot so I can't use my phone . What can I do???
    01-22-2016 06:26 PM

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