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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-28-2013
My Device: Blackberry Curve 8520 Smartphone
My Carrier: vodafone- egypt

SIM Card Error

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my BB Curve 8520 doesn't read sim card- gives me SIM Card Error

only SOS calls i can make

i bought it from london but i am now in egypt- cairo?

can anyone help?


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Posts: 51,461
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30/Z10/Q10 (, Playbook (
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: SIM Card Error

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

The place to diagnose SIM card errors is with the SIM card supplier...sadly, that sounds to be quite some distance from where you are now.

What you could do is try a SIM card from a local carrier...assuming your BB is properly unlocked, of course...to try and see if it's the SIM card or the card reader on the device.

Otherwise, you will need to contact your SIM card supplier for formal support.

Good luck!

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