How to Install the SIM Card in a Huawei Ascend 5W

 No longer supported for new activation

While still supported for service, the phone(s) described in this article can no longer be activated on My Choice or other legacy plans. Please see Phone Compatibility on 5.0 Plans for information on currently supported phones.


  • Insert the SIM card


  • Huawei Ascend 5W


  1. Pop-out the Nano (smallest) sized SIM card from the card we sent you
  2. Turn off your phone
  3. Push the SIM card removal tool into the small hole on the left side of the phone until the tray pops out
  4. Place the SIM card on the tray with the notched corner in the upper left
  5. Insert the SIM tray carefully into the phone
  6. Power on the phone

Additional Notes

To watch a short video of these steps, see How to Insert a SIM card into the Huawei Ascend 5W

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