Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus devices are usually pretty sturdy, so there will be rare instances when you will actually have to remove the SIM card in an attempt of solving a particular issue. Nevertheless, you might want to exchange the Nano-SIM card with a new one – by the way, this is the only type of card you can use with a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus, none of the other two SIM types will match it.
When you’re in this situation, the steps for removing the SIM card are pretty simple and straightforward.
How to remove the SIM card on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
Just like with any other device, it is mandatory to turn off the smartphone before you actually take out the SIM. So, after you made sure that the device is shut down, you can proceed with the following steps:
- Identify the SIM card tray;
- Use a paper clip, a needle or the special ejection pin you received together with your phone to push the tiny button and make the SIM card tray pop open;
- Once the tray came out, gently take out the SIM card.
And that was it. If you want to add a new Nano-SIM card instead or just to put back the current one, it is essential to place it with the golden connectors facing downwards. Other than that, you’re done with removing the SIM card on your Samsung Galaxy S8. Needless to say, the same steps are available for a Galaxy S8+ Plus too.