Where Is The Sim Card On iPhone 14?

Learn in this guide on where to find the sim card on iPhone 14 and how to insert sim in your device.

Apple is known to take hard design changes to the next level, like how they removed the headphone jack on the iPhone in 2016 with the iPhone 7 and removed the concept of providing an inbox charger. Similarly, Apple took a major change in how the sim card works on the iPhone 14. So if you have difficulties with your iPhone sim configuration, we got you covered with this guide where you will learn where to find the Sim card tray on iPhone 14 and how to insert the sim card into it.

Does iPhone 14 Have A Sim Card Tray?

Let’s get this straight. Apple’s New iPhone 14 Models do not come with a Physical Card tray in the US. Hence, you cannot use Physical Sim Card like before if you stay in the US, rather they use eSim. Although for the rest of the world, iPhone 14 and all its variants support two eSIM cards and a physical SIM card slot as well.

What is eSIM?

eSIM i.e., Embedded SIM is a Sim-like chip integrated into your device’s hardware and cannot be removed It is programmable and works just like a traditional Sim. Being pre-installed in the device, it is much easier to change operators. You can do it by simply installing the “eSIM profile” of a new carrier.

You can refer to Apple’s Guide to set up eSim on iPhone 14.

Where is the Sim Card located on iPhone 14?

sim card tray on iphone 14

So if got your iPhone 14 from outside the US. you most probably have the physical Sim slot as mentioned earlier. We can find the SIM tray on the left-hand side of the phone (as shown in the above image) for these models:

  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14 Plus

How to insert the Sim card on iPhone 14?

To open the SIM tray:

  1. Insert a paper clip or a SIM-eject tool, which is provided in the box, into the hole beside the tray.
  2. Gently Push in, towards your iPhone, without forcing.

Now that the sim tray is slightly popped, you can proceed to remove it from the iPhone.

To insert the Sim in the Sim card tray:

  1. Once the tray is removed, look for the notch in one corner of the new SIM card, and place the new SIM card into the tray  (it only fits one way because of the notch).
  2. Insert the tray back into the device completely and in the same orientation that you removed it. (note-the tray only fits one way)

If your sim card is activated by the operator you will see network strength and now your device is ready to use.

That’s all you need to know about where to find the Sim card on iPhone 14. Apple may completely remove the physical SIM Card option from iPhone in coming years considering the manufacturing factor, so maybe we could see the new iPhone 15 launching across all the regions without a physical SIM card. Also, while you are here, you can read about How To Hide IP Address On iPhone (2023) or How To Delete System Storage On iPhone.