More Apple iPhone 4S dramas, 'No SIM card installed' messages now appearing for some

'No Sim card installed' errors being reported by some iPhone 4S owners.

Published Thu, Nov 17 2011 10:16 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:30 PM CST

I don't know what to think about Apple right now, the once seemingly invincible company is now having so many issues with the iPhone 4S. First off we had the initial launch and screen quality issues, then battery life issues, then a fix for the battery life issues which caused different issues again.

More Apple iPhone 4S dramas, 'No SIM card installed' messages now appearing for some |

Today, we have reports of a 'No SIM card installed' message coming up for some users. It's affecting all different carriers, across the world, even Sprint and Verizon Wireless users aren't immune to the issue. There are some reports of the problem being resolved with a new SIM being installed, while others believe its the SIM reader itself.

Then we have a group called 'Woo Servers', who believe the malfunction is related to a short circuit caused by a design fault with the SIM card tray. They've gone as far as to provide a detailed list of instructions to remedy the problem with a simple piece of tape as the cure. A piece of tape. Yes. Not everyone benefits from that procedure, though. Links are below for the fox on Woo Servers website.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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