What information is stored on a SIM card?

A SIM card, also known as a subscriber identity module, is a smart card that stores data for GSM cellular telephone subscribers. Such data includes user identity, location and phone number, network authorization data, personal security keys, contact lists and stored text messages.
A.

What does the iPhone SIM card have on it?

The short answer: it's a Subscriber Identity Module, a small circuit board in most modern phones to communicate with your carrier. SIM cards allow you to travel between phones with your phone number and data plans; when you upgrade to a new iPhone, the SIM card travels (as long as it is the same size).
  • What is stored on your SIM card?

    A SIM card, also known as a subscriber identity module, is a smart card that stores data for GSM cellular telephone subscribers. Such data includes user identity, location and phone number, network authorization data, personal security keys, contact lists and stored text messages. GSM devices hold contacts.
  • What size is a Iphone 7 SIM card?

    Sim card sizes for other Apple iPhone models:
    Apple iPhone 4sMicro SIM
    Apple iPhone 6s PlusNano SIM
    Apple iPhone SENano SIM
    Apple iPhone 7Nano SIM
    Apple iPhone 7 PlusNano SIM
  • Can I use my Iphone without a SIM card?

    Once you've completed the set up process, remove the SIM card from the old device, and you will be able to use it without issue. You will need a SIM card to set up your iPhone as a Wi-Fi-only device, but only temporarily. After that, it'll work SIM-free.
B.

Are my pictures stored on my iPhone SIM card?

You can copy your contacts using the Import SIM Contacts feature in iOS, but because photos are stored on a phone's memory or SD card rather than its SIM card, you need to transfer them to your iPhone using a computer with iTunes installed.
  • How do you get pictures off of an old SIM card?

    To do so, insert the old SIM card and go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar, scroll down and tap Import SIM Contacts. Everything else (photos, etc.) needs to be synced through iTunes. If you can connect your old phone to your computer, you can copy the other things and then sync them to the iPhone.
  • Do iphones have an SD card?

    Apple's iPhone may not have conventional memory expansion slots, but it's still possible to use MicroSD cards with the device. MicroSD adapters for the iPhone come in a variety of different forms, making Apple's smartphone an even more effective business tool by allowing you to expand its storage capabilities.
  • Is a SIM card memory card?

    Subscriber Identity Module (SIM cards) are small data chips used to activate your phone. Much the same as a memory card, they store important information from your cell phone, such as text messages and contacts. In addition to storing data, memory cards can save external media files, whereas SIM cards cannot.

Updated: 25th November 2019

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