Many iPhone/iPad users have recently faced the sim failure, no sim card installed or No service error. Although they tried to solve this issue by turning off the phone, and then powering it back on, the issue still remained and the “no SIM card installed error” popup message still appears. So, in this post, we’ll show you ways to fix the problem.
How to Fix No SIM card installed error on iPhone
Below is a short guide to get this of this error:
- Update to the latest iOS version. The first thing you should do is update your iPhone/iPad to the latest iOS version. You can do that by plugging your device to computer, launching iTunes and then install the updates or go to Settings -> General -> Software Updates right on your device.
- Turn Airplane Mode On/Off. Next, head to Settings and turn on Airplane mode, then wait a few seconds and switch it off and check for the network signal.
- Power Off /On your iPhone/iPad. Switch off your iPhone, and then switch it back on after and wait for the network signal.
- Hard Reset iPhone. Hold the Home and Power button (on iPhone 7/ 7 Plus is Power + Volume Down buttons) for 10 seconds. The phone will then automatically be rebooted and it will detect the sim card.
- Update Carrier Settings. Sometimes updating the carrier settings of your iPhone/iPad can fix the error. To do that, go to General -> About and carry on the update.
- Check the Sim Card. You should remove the SIM card from your device and then check if it’s valid. Also, you should also check if the SIM card isn’t broken, or damaged. After you’ve carried out all steps, then insert the SIM card back into your device.
- Reset Network Settings. To reset the network settings, you go to Settings -> General ->Reset -> Reset Network Settings and confirm your choice by tapping on Reset Network Settings again and wait for the reset process to complete.
- Restore from old backup. If you have made a backup of your iPhone before the sim card error happens, then you should restore your phone from this backup. Doing this will restore the carrier tokens and fix the issue.
These are all possible fixes to help you solve out the error, but if you still see “the iPhone no SIM card installed” error, take your iPhone/iPad to the nearest Apple Genuine.