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Sim draw on an iphone 4, need help.

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Hey

I've been promised an iphone 4 if I can get the bloody sim draw on a 4s open for my cousin. She needs the sim so she can retrieve all her photos and the like. She has lost the tool that does it, and I've tried with a carefully crafted paperclip but it wont budge.

Could anyone tell me what else I could try?

Jonny
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Hey

I've been promised an iphone 4 if I can get the bloody sim draw on a 4s open for my cousin. She needs the sim so she can retrieve all her photos and the like. She has lost the tool that does it, and I've tried with a carefully crafted paperclip but it wont budge.

Could anyone tell me what else I could try?

Jonny

Try a needle. That's what I used when I lost mine.
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A paperclip should work as long as it fits in. Just push in hard.

Btw, how does one retrieve photos from a sim card. headscratch.gif
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Firstly, she doesn't need the Sim for any of that, all your pictures and stuff are stored on your external SD Memory Card of your phone's internal memory. The only thing a Sim card can store is a few hundred contacts.

Also a paper pin or paperclip will do the job, if it's not budging just push really hard, maybe use a pearl head pin to cushion your finger/palm.
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Firstly, she doesn't need the Sim for any of that, all your pictures and stuff are stored on your external SD Memory Card of your phone's internal memory. The only thing a Sim card can store is a few hundred contacts.

Also a paper pin or paperclip will do the job, if it's not budging just push really hard, maybe use a pearl head pin to cushion your finger/palm.

This guy is half right, although iPhone's do not have an external SD card.

Her photos will be stored on the iPhone's internal memory, plug it into a computer and simply browse to the phone and copy them off.

Then use a paper clip, and really push hard.

If you couldn't get it with a paperclip before, you wont get enough force with a thin needle.

Just make sure you are pushing it in straight and is should open, nothing tricky about it.
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