You have just acquired an Condor Plume P8 pro and when you turn it on, it displays the following error message: SIM card not recognized. Occasionally the Condor Plume P8 pro does not recognize the SIM card and displays this message. In this case, it is not necessarily necessary to bring the Condor Plume P8 pro directly back. Indeed, there are many tricks to fix this problem. We will therefore observe in this content, what are the things to do and verify to ensure the SIM card is recognized on your Condor Plume P8 pro.
How to proceed when the SIM card is not recognized on my Condor Plume P8 pro
In cases where the SIM card is not recognized on your Condor Plume P8 pro, below is a list of things that may help you determine the source of the problem, observe repairing the problem.
Clean SIM card
One of the first things to do if the SIM card is not recognized on your Condor Plume P8 pro is to wash it up. Actually, it might happen that dirt partially prevents the contact between the SIM card and the telephone. To wash it, pass a small dab of cloth over it and check if it is not damaged.
Check the location of the SIM card on your Condor Plume P8 pro
Occasionally the problem might be caused by the location of the SIM card. Actually, it often happens that little metal plugs that normally have to come in contact with the SIM card are a bit relaxed. When this is the case, this prevents the Condor Plume P8 pro from reading the SIM card. To fix this problem, you just simply need to thicken the SIM a little by gluing 1 or two pieces of tape at the back.
Test the SIM card on a different mobile phone
To find out if the problem comes from the SIM card, you may test it on a different phone and you will have your answer. If it is not recognized on other devices, you may change the SIM card.
Try another SIM card on your Condor Plume P8 pro
In cases where the two previous steps do not give anything, it’s necessary to test a different SIM card to find out in cases where the problem comes from the card. Indeed, in cases where other SIM card work on the Condor Plume P8 pro, it’s because the problem comes from the card. Otherwise, it’s at the level of the mobile phone that we will have to look.
Check that your Condor Plume P8 pro is not Simlocker
When you have tried many SIM cards on the Condor Plume P8 pro and none are recognized, the mobile phone may perhaps be Simlocker. It indicates that the Condor Plume P8 pro will recognize just the SIM card of a specific operator. In this case, you have to unlock it. You will find without a hassle a lot of offer on the web that may do that.
Check that the problem will not be caused by the ROM installed on the Condor Plume P8 pro
This part mainly concerns the people who root the Condor Plume P8 pro to install a ROM that is not original. In cases where this is actually what you have done, be aware that the unrecognized SIM card problem is quite common after setting up new ROMs. We suggest that you reinstall an original ROM and re-test it.
In cases where nothing works
In cases where all the above solutions do not work, we recommend you to bring your Condor Plume P8 pro and the SIM card back to 1 of your operator’s shops.