How To Insert A Sim Card In Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

How To Insert A Sim Card In Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Detailed instructions with a step-by-step guide that will help you correctly insert the SIM card into Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus how to insert a SIM card?

The smartphone supports Dual SIM technology, so you can use two SIM cards at the same time.

How to insert a SIM card in Redmi 5 Plus

Since the device has a non-removable 4000 mAh battery and a one-piece housing, the SIM tray is hidden in the left side face.

Such a solution will seem unusual to those users who are used to an old mobile phone, when to insert a SIM card or remove it, it was necessary to move the back cover, remove the battery and only then insert a SIM card or memory card.

The modern design of smartphones is more advanced and technically competent, thanks to this the smartphone has a thinner body.

Instructions. insert the SIM card in Redmi 5 Plus

Especially for beginners, we made a step-by-step guide, trying to explain in a clear language those things that might seem obvious to others.

Step 1.

We take the box and get our “paper clip” or key to remove the SIM tray. In a complete set this tool is specified as “Sim Eject Tool”.

The clip is small in size. The diameter is comparable to a thin needle. The photo shows a comparison of a paper clip with a coin with the face value of “One Ruble”.

Step 2

A hybrid slot (Hybrid Dual SIM) for two nano-SIM cards is located on the left side of the smartphone.

Step 3

We carefully take the phone and insert a paper clip into the small hole on the left.

It is enough to press slightly, and the tray itself will appear.

Pry the slot with your fingernail and completely pull it out.

Now you can insert two nano-sim cards. Or one SIM card and a memory card. Dear readers, note that Redmi 5 and 5 Plus only support nano-sim (nano-sim).

For clarity, the photo shows a micro sim card, which unfortunately does not fit into this tray. About the difference between nano and micro SIM cards, as well as what the downward trend is leading to, you can read in the article about eSim technology.

Then you will understand the difference in SIM cards, and in your head there will be another question, but how to cut a nano sim with your own hands. We recommend that you better replace the SIM card with the operator or cut according to the template.

The slot has two trays: the first (main), which is on the right, and the second hybrid (on the left, closer to the marking with the letter “Z”), where we insert either a SIM card or a memory card.

Step 5

Put the tray back. It is important to insert it correctly, pay attention to the Latin letter “Z”, which should be on the front side. Then simply insert until a slight click.

The smartphone supports the main frequency ranges for the new generation LTE band networks:

About Band 20 on Xiaomi can be found in this article.

How to insert a memory card in Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi Redmi 5 and 5 Plus smartphones support the expansion of internal storage up to 128 Gigabytes.

But, do not forget that at the same time you will not succeed in inserting two SIM cards and a MicroSD memory card in these models. Unlike the Redmi 5A model, which has a separate slot for memory cards with a maximum allowable capacity of 256 GB.

Dear readers, we have made the most detailed instructions. After reading that, even a complete beginner in Xiaomi phones will understand how to insert a SIM card in Xiaomi Redmi 5 plus.

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