SIM card Release Hole VERY DANGEROUS!!!

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please take a look at the S23 Ultra's SIM card release hole.

it is VERY easily confused!

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one you learn the secret, it is not confusing. Just look for a hole inside of an outline of a drawer. And don't worry about accidentally damaging the speakers, from what I read, there are already safeguards to protect them from accidently pinning it.
 

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Not sure why that's dangerous. Just pay attention before sticking things into holes. You can easily see where the sim ejection tool goes into the phone.
 

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one you learn the secret, it is not confusing. Just look for a hole inside of an outline of a drawer. And don't worry about accidentally damaging the speakers, from what I read, there are already safeguards to protect them from accidently pinning it.

The hole right next to it is for a mic, not a speaker, right? Is that still protected?

It'd be interesting to know what kind of protection there is, because sometimes you have to press in pretty firmly with a SIM tray ejection tool, so if a person was mistakenly using the wrong hole and progressively using more and more pressure, I can imagine that there might be some chance of damage.
 

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If you notice on the cover over the screen, it has a little graphic that shows which hole to poke it into.
 

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I recently watched a breakdown video for the S23 and they showed the two bottom holes for the microphones have a 90 bend which makes it impossible to damage the microphones with an ejection pin. Nevertheless, I'd still be super careful when ejecting the sim slot.
 

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Yup this was the first thing I thought - too close to each other! But then I did also remember that as others said, there is a bend in the passage that prevents you from damaging the mic. I wouldn't test it out though. LOL
 

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The hole right next to it is for a mic, not a speaker, right? Is that still protected?

It'd be interesting to know what kind of protection there is, because sometimes you have to press in pretty firmly with a SIM tray ejection tool, so if a person was mistakenly using the wrong hole and progressively using more and more pressure, I can imagine that there might be some chance of damage.

For a somef phones, the microphone is not directly behind the hole. It is off to the side where the pin cannot poke it.
 

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I really don't see the issue. You can see the the SIM tray door, you can see the separation of the door from the phone. The hole for the tray door is clearly on the side separating it from the phone. I seen 2 holes and was able to determine the hole for the tray. We've all seen SIM trays by now and if appears Samsung has it so you can't damage it anyway.

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I really don't see the issue. You can see the the SIM tray door, you can see the separation of the door from the phone. The hole for the tray door is clearly on the side separating it from the phone. I seen 2 holes and was able to determine the hole for the tray. We've all seen SIM trays by now and if appears Samsung has it so you can't damage it anyway.

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For techie people like many of us on the forums, I agree it's pretty obvious. I'm thinking more about the layperson who isn't familiar with this kind of thing, doesn't read manuals, doesn't pay attention to the labels on the peel-off screen film, etc. I can easily imagine someone going for the wrong opening -- but it's good to hear that they've engineered it to prevent any kind of damage to the mic.
 

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For techie people like many of us on the forums, I agree it's pretty obvious. I'm thinking more about the layperson who isn't familiar with this kind of thing, doesn't read manuals, doesn't pay attention to the labels on the peel-off screen film, etc. I can easily imagine someone going for the wrong opening -- but it's good to hear that they've engineered it to prevent any kind of damage to the mic.
I understand that. Even for the non-tech SIM card trays have been around for a long time. I would think even those people but know by now but you have to expect the unexpected

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Honestly, I've accidentally stuck my tool in the mic hole at the top of my S22U mistaken it for the other end. :eek:

Something like... I was going to eject my sim, it was evening so the room wasn't brightly lit, I just focused on seeing the hole forgetting that it could be the wrong end and that there is a mic with a similar hole on the other end. I kept pushing and pushing and it wasn't coming out until I stopped and looked and see I ha put it in the wrong hole. I was worried I broke the mic but it seemed to be working just fine but that was a close one.
 

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