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    Got a new Samsung A50. Put a thicker end of a paperclip into the top thinking it was the sim slot. Did i do any damage. What is the top little hole if the sim is on the left side Thanks. I need to put my worries at ease.
    09-10-2019 05:56 PM
  2. hallux's Avatar
    That's usually a microphone. Did you not see there was no outline for the "tray"?

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    09-10-2019 06:02 PM
  3. Matthew Fortunato's Avatar
    Lol yes I was rushing to leave some place and my old phone had it on the top. I think it's ok. I tried the speaker phone and it works fine. Thank you for letting me know it was a mic. The phone feels so nice for the price.
    09-10-2019 07:04 PM
  4. hallux's Avatar
    Welcome as a member.

    Often those are microphones for noise cancellation, you may run into problems in noisy places.
    09-10-2019 07:10 PM
  5. Matthew Fortunato's Avatar
    I'll keep that in mind. Thanks
    09-10-2019 07:20 PM
  6. belodion's Avatar
    Another thing, which works in your defence, is that some SIM trays are so close-fitting that the outline can be undetectable without close scrutiny.
    09-10-2019 07:53 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    The secondary mic is also used for speakerphone, as well as stereo audio for video recording. Try calling someone on speakerphone -- can they hear you ok?
    09-10-2019 11:53 PM

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