The SIM card reader is a component of the iPhone which has one of the most important functions. Specifically, the contact reader is what allows you to read the SIM card installed in your iPhone.
What exactly is a SIM card reader?
The SIM card reader is a device with six contacts, which attach to the SIM card. Its role is to recognize the SIM card for the device. As you understand, it is vital for the operation of your valuable iPhone.
As any component, this as well can suffer damage sometime. Specifically, the SIM card reader can be cut or have one or more of its six contacts that support the card SIM bent.Your SIM card will not be recognized by the device and you will not be able to save any information on it or have access to the data you have already stored. It is easy to determine if the problem is caused by a damaged SIM card reader or by a faulty SIM card. In the first case you will see the message “No SIM” even though a working SIM card is properly installed. The insertion of a second functional card from another phone will confirm the issue.
Repairing the Damage:
It is a serious damage because it can prevent you from properly using your device. That’s why you need to directly care for an iPhone 3GS SIM card reader repair.
For this repair we will have to detach the malfunctioning component and insert a new spare part. Our experienced technicians will pinpoint the exact issue and will inform you of the repair necessity.