How to Install the SIM Card in Pixel Phones



  • To insert a SIM card into a Google Pixel phone


  • Pixel
  • Pixel XL 
  • Pixel 2
  • Pixel 2 XL
  • Pixel 3
  • Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 3a
  • Pixel 3a XL
  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Pixel 4a
  • Pixel 4a 5G
  • Pixel 5


  1. Turn off your phone 
  2. Find the small hole for the SIM card tray on the phone's left edge
  3. For the Google Pixel 3/3XL, your sim card tray will be on the bottom of the phone
  4. Insert the SIM ejection tool that comes with the phone into the hole and push firmly but gently until the tray pops out
  5. Remove the tray and place the SIM card on it
  6. Carefully reposition the tray in the slot and push it gently back into the phone
  7. Turn on your phone 

Additional Notes

For more information, see Google support's article Get a SIM card & insert it into a Pixel phone

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