Insert or remove the SIM and SD card - Moto E (4th Gen)

How do I insert or remove the SIM and SD card?

Follow the steps below to remove and replace your SIM card.

1. Remove back cover

Put your fingernail in the notch on the bottom corner.


Don’t be afraid to use a little muscle.

Caution: Don't use tools to remove the back cover—doing so may damage your phone.

2. Replace SIM card

After removing the cover

Remove the battery


To insert a SIM, push it into the SIM slot with gold contacts facing down. To insert an SD card, slide the SD card into the slot on top of the SIM.


 If your phone supports dual SIMs:


3.  Replace back cover

Insert the battery face up.


Snap the cover on.




  • In some countries you can use a second SIM card.
  • When two SIMs are inserted you see Image at the top of the home screen. If you see Image, troubleshoot the issue.
  • Learn about using an SD card.

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