Sim Ejector Tool Broke!

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  1. hoypoy

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    So I was using my ejector tool to open my sim tray but it snapped off in the hole!
    Now I cannot open my sim tray at all.
    Any ideas on how to open it or get the end of the tool out of the hole??
    I took it to the apple store and they couldn’t offer any help
     
  2. hoypoy

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    anyone encounter this kind of issue before???
     
  3. Poisonivy

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    Can you maybe get some tweezers to grasp it with and pull it out?
     
  4. giradman

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    Now, my iPad does not have a Sim card slot but as a woodworker, I get occasional splinters and have a really fine pointed tweezers (magnification helps) for removal, like the one in the attached pic; so I'd agree w/ Poisonivy - you just need the right one. I'm not sure what the 'ejector tool' is made of, but if magnetic, then a small magnet might work - just a thought. Also, I guess if you could find a really small cocktail straw that would fit into the hole, it might enclose the broken tip to allow removal, but not sure if there is such a tiny straw?

    Just curious though - if I had a Sim iPad, then a 'paper clip' in my wallet would probably be my choice for a removal tool - free, easy to replace, and not breakable? Dave :)

    Tweezers.jpg
     
  5. PeterJMelb

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    I agree about the paper clip.
    It works just fine.
     

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