You have just acquired an Nextbit Robin and when you turn it on, it displays the following error message: SIM card not recognized. Sometimes the Nextbit Robin does not recognize the SIM card and displays this message. In this case, it is not necessarily important to bring the Nextbit Robin directly back. Indeed, there are many techniques to fix this trouble. We will therefore see in this article, what are the stuff to do and check in order that the SIM card is recognized on your Nextbit Robin.
How to proceed when ever the SIM card is not recognized on my Nextbit Robin
In cases where the SIM card is not recognized on your Nextbit Robin, below is a list of stuff that may help you discover the source of the trouble, see repairing the trouble.
Clean SIM card
One of the first stuff to do if the SIM card is not recognized on your Nextbit Robin is to wash it up. In truth, it may happen that dirt partially prevents the contact between the SIM card and the mobile. 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 Nextbit Robin
Sometimes the trouble may come from the location of the SIM card. In truth, it often occurs 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 Nextbit Robin from reading the SIM card. To fix this trouble, 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 another mobile phone
To find out if the trouble originates from the SIM card, you may test it on another phone and you will have your answer. In case it is not recognized on other devices, you may change the SIM card.
Try another SIM card on your Nextbit Robin
In cases where the two previous steps do not give anything, it truly is important to test another SIM card to find out whenever the trouble originates from the card. Indeed, whenever other SIM card work on the Nextbit Robin, it truly is because the trouble originates from the card. Otherwise, it truly is at the level of the mobile phone that we will have to look.
Verify that your Nextbit Robin is not Simlocker
If you have tried many SIM cards on the Nextbit Robin and non-e are recognized, the mobile phone may perhaps be Simlocker. This means that the Nextbit Robin will recognize only the SIM card of a certain operator. In this case, you have to unlock it. You will find without a hassle a lot of provide on the internet that may do that.
Check that the problem will not come from the ROM installed on the Nextbit Robin
This part mainly concerns the people who root the Nextbit Robin to install a ROM that is not original. In cases where this is actually what you have carried out, be aware that the unrecognized SIM card trouble is quite common after installing new ROMs. We highly recommend that you reinstall an original ROM and re-test it.
In cases where nothing functions
In cases where all the above solutions do not work, we advise you to bring your Nextbit Robin and the SIM card back to 1 of your operator’s shops.