1. tuukka87's Avatar
    Ok, So I had the the sim tray ejector , used it to pop in my at&t sim card. Now, I am switching to t-mobile, and need to put in the t-mobile card and I cant find the ejector anywhere. I have tried a paper clip, iphone sim ejector etc and nothing will pop it out. Any suggestions ?
    12-07-2012 03:25 PM
  2. Citizen Coyote's Avatar
    You should just need a long, thin piece of metal. Try a different paper clip, or take a needle and blunt the tip. If that doesn't work, I'd just take it in to a phone store and see if they can pop it out for you.
    12-07-2012 03:27 PM
  3. still1's Avatar
    or a safety pin
    12-07-2012 03:28 PM
  4. Kamin's Avatar
    Ok, So I had the the sim tray ejector , used it to pop in my at&t sim card. Now, I am switching to t-mobile, and need to put in the t-mobile card and I cant find the ejector anywhere. I have tried a paper clip, iphone sim ejector etc and nothing will pop it out. Any suggestions ?
    A push pin or thin needle might do the trick?
    12-07-2012 03:29 PM
  5. willdogs's Avatar
    paperclip should work, just push in a bit harder.
    paulw3 likes this.
    12-07-2012 03:32 PM
  6. Nonymous666's Avatar
    I think a paper clip would be too big.

    A pin or needle should work.

    If you don't have anything, go to a department store and the men's department will have plenty for the taking in any dressing room from people trying on dress shirts. (Sorry if that sounds creepy, but it happened to occur to me. )
    12-07-2012 03:52 PM
  7. tuukka87's Avatar
    thanks for the responses, I will try them when I get home.
    12-07-2012 04:58 PM
  8. Jerry Hildenbrand's Avatar
    Go to Walmart and buy one of these for 3 bucks:
    Amazon.com: 4 Orapik Traveler Interdental Picks Dental Oral Care: Health & Personal Care

    cut or file the very tip of them so they are not as sharp, and you now have two SIM tray ejectors that are big enough not to lose.
    jdbii likes this.
    12-07-2012 05:01 PM
  9. minnemike's Avatar
    There are different sized paper clips (by wire gauge). IF it doesn't fit, find a smaller one.
    12-07-2012 05:59 PM
  10. ocostich's Avatar
    Ok, So I had the the sim tray ejector , used it to pop in my at&t sim card. Now, I am switching to t-mobile, and need to put in the t-mobile card and I cant find the ejector anywhere. I have tried a paper clip, iphone sim ejector etc and nothing will pop it out. Any suggestions ?
    You've had a lot of suggestions. Unfortunately none of them work. Even a straight pin is too big. I tired paper clips of all sizes, sewing needles, pins of all kinds, and my Nexus 7 tool. And here's the distressing thing. LG doesn't have any of the OEM ones available. They make the hole so small nothing else fits and then can't supply. AT least they can tell you something. Google support for devices is limited to morons who can only tell you to send the whole thing back for replacement. They didn't even have a phone number for LG in case you need repair or parts. Google needs to rethink actually trying to handle the sale of devices on their own.

    And now the good news. My wife had an earring that the back pin was small enough to work if you pushed it very hard into the hole.
    01-21-2013 04:15 PM
  11. Nonymous666's Avatar
    You've had a lot of suggestions. Unfortunately none of them work. Even a straight pin is too big. I tired paper clips of all sizes, sewing needles, pins of all kinds, and my Nexus 7 tool. And here's the distressing thing. LG doesn't have any of the OEM ones available. They make the hole so small nothing else fits and then can't supply. [.....]
    I discovered a few weeks ago that I'd lost my ejector when I went to switch Straight Talk SIM from T-Mobile to AT&T.

    I tried bending open a small safety pin I had, which I think came from my dry cleaner, then just jammed its point into hole. Worked great.

    A straight pin would be even thinner than the safety pin I had, so not sure why one of those wouldn't work.
    01-21-2013 04:28 PM
  12. PWC Realtor's Avatar
    When I first picked up my phone secondhand I discovered the SIM ejector was gone but by luck figured out that a mechanical pencil (had one in the glove box) worked.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Android Central Forums
    d1g1n1xy likes this.
    01-21-2013 05:33 PM
  13. SOLGarion's Avatar
    I never even used the OEM one. Had a rubber coated paperclip, bit the coating off the end, used it do pop open my iPhone 4s sim tray, opened Nexus 4 tray, transfer, done, look into Nexus 4 box, oh look a sim tray ejector. Just left it in there because I like all original items with the box when I go to sell it.

    So moral is paperclips do work, but as has been stated earlier come in different sizes (gauges). Better than a pin because it isn't sharp.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Android Central Forums
    01-21-2013 05:57 PM
  14. jd914's Avatar
    Paper clips are too big. I lost my SIM ejector a while back. I use a needle or a safety pin they work just fine.
    01-21-2013 07:40 PM
  15. Ian B's Avatar
    Try a thumb tack.
    01-21-2013 07:46 PM
  16. KathyJN's Avatar
    A staple will work, too, after it's been straightened. I had to do that to open an iPhone SIM tray when my N4 SIM ejector was too short to do the job.
    01-22-2013 03:17 PM
  17. papadelogan's Avatar
    I just bought an HTC One M8 and used a pushpin. Worked like a charm.
    04-05-2014 03:15 PM
  18. tibbi64's Avatar
    Also back of an earring will work great.
    04-08-2014 11:28 AM
  19. Brett Ludwig's Avatar
    Can confirm that a mechanical pencil works just fine.
    01-02-2015 08:22 PM
  20. Sicily1918's Avatar
    Or you could order a whole bunch...

    Amazon.com: sim ejector tool
    01-04-2015 04:21 PM
  21. clivemb1's Avatar
    I have a new Samsung Tab S2 but when I insert the ejector pin into the hole in memory card tray nothing happens! It stays shut.

    Anyone got any suggestions or do I have to take it back to be fixed?
    01-03-2016 05:33 PM
  22. Joanne De Lima's Avatar
    Lost my SIM card ejector and came to this site. A pin doesn't work but a thin hairpin did.
    02-18-2016 01:58 PM
  23. shabbars Gmail's Avatar
    Hi,
    For the first time i got my Android Tab, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8" 32GB last night(23-9-2016)
    Unfortunately the Sim tray was missing.
    Thinking that its how it manufactured.
    I inserted Micro SIM in to it matching the size of the opening .
    No Network so I check the manual it mentioned about Sim tray and Nano Sim.
    I went to Samsung Service Center they cant belive there was missing SIM tray.
    Any Suggestions please!
    Its just hours since I purchased a packed peice.

    Thankyou, Samsung ((
    09-24-2016 05:08 AM
  24. MsFree812's Avatar
    You've had a lot of suggestions. Unfortunately none of them work. Even a straight pin is too big. I tired paper clips of all sizes, sewing needles, pins of all kinds, and my Nexus 7 tool. And here's the distressing thing. LG doesn't have any of the OEM ones available. They make the hole so small nothing else fits and then can't supply. AT least they can tell you something. Google support for devices is limited to morons who can only tell you to send the whole thing back for replacement. They didn't even have a phone number for LG in case you need repair or parts. Google needs to rethink actually trying to handle the sale of devices on their own.

    And now the good news. My wife had an earring that the back pin was small enough to work if you pushed it very hard into the hole.
    Your answer was the best in my opinion. It worked great😄 Thanks
    12-17-2016 02:26 PM
  25. Luke Abbott's Avatar
    Hi ive just got an replacement phone and on plus side upgraded me from zte blade v7 to the honor 5 and I sent injector pin bak but they didn't send me injector for new 1 dodnt know til got new 1 and used zte 1 and sent it bak then went to replacement box to change memory card as it kept tellin me sd card was to slow for phone and boom no pin to chane sim or sd card gutted as my fault for not checkin contents of new phone well replacement as keep stating I used a paper clip and fits just rite so if u get rite clip it wil work hope post helps if ur pulling hair out like I was lol
    02-04-2017 04:01 PM

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