(SOLVED) Pixel 8 Not Recognizing SIM Card

Follow the steps in this article to learn how to fix a Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro that won't recognize your SIM card.

If your Pixel 8 is not recognizing your SIM card, there are several things you can try to fix the issue. Here are some possible solutions:

  1. Restart your Pixel 8: Press and hold the Power button and tap on Restart. This can sometimes fix the issue.
  2. Check your SIM card and tray: Ensure that the SIM card is clean and free of dust or debris. You can also try reinserting the SIM card.
  3. Reset your network settings: Go to Settings > System > Reset options > Reset Wi-Fi, mobile & Bluetooth. This can sometimes fix the issue.
  4. Check for dirt on the SIM card: Check if there is any dirt on the SIM card and clean it if necessary.
  5. Check the SIM card status: Go to Settings > Network & internet > Mobile network > Advanced > SIM status. If the SIM card status is “unknown” or “not available,” try reinserting the SIM card or contacting your carrier.
  6. Update your Pixel 8: Make sure that your Pixel 8 is running the latest software update. Go to Settings > System > System update.
  7. Contact your carrier: If none of these solutions work, you may need to contact your carrier or Google support for further assistance.

Overall, it is important to keep your Pixel 8 updated and clean to avoid any issues with the SIM card recognition.

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