We previously reported that a tiny handful of iPhones shipped without SIM cards, while significantly more units have generated the error message "No SIM card," preventing proper activation though SIM cards are physically present.
The latter issue may, in some cases (as noted), be caused by an improperly seated. For these instances, Apple's iPhone manual states:
"Try re-seating the SIM by pushing an unfolded paper clip into the small hole on the top of the device to open the SIM tray."
iPhone Atlas reader Esteban Martinez had success with re-seating his SIM card, though the … Read more