Solved: Pixel 7 Not Recognizing SIM Card

Pixel Pro and Pixel 7 sim card issues have surfaced! Some users report ‘no sim card’ messages. But, all hope is not lost. Here’s what to do when your Pixel 7 is not recognizing your SIM card:

Restart Your Pixel 7

The first thing to try is a restart. To restart your Pixel 7 or Pixel 7 Pro,

  • Long press the Power and Volume Up buttons.
  • Tap Restart.
  • Once the restart completes, check that your SIM card works.

Check The SIM Card Slot

Eject the sim card slot on your Pixel 7 and make sure that you inserted it correctly. Clear any dust and other debris that can cause your Pixel 7 to not recognize that there is a sim card inserted. Here’s a helpful video that shows how to check the sim card slot on the Pixel 7 (Pro).

Reset The Pixel 7 Network Settings

  • Open the settings app on your Pixel 7.
  • Go to System Settings.
  • Search for and tap Reset.
  • Then, tap Reset WiFi, Mobile, and Bluetooth.

This resets all the connection settings on the device. Once complete, check that the Pixel 7 no sim card issue no longer appears.

Try A Different SIM Card

Sometimes the problem may be the specific sim card that you are using. Try using a different sim card to see if your Pixel 7 recognizes it. If it does, it means that you need a new sim card as the old one is defective.


Pizel 7 not recognizing sim card issues are frustrating. Luckily, there are some things that you can to resolve the problem on your own. However, if the above steps fail to help you, you can always reach out to Google Customer Support for further help.


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