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How do I change the SIM card in my BB Pearl 8130

My BB Pearl 8130 sustained moisture damage. At first, the key board functions were involuntary. However, after a few days, all keyboard functions returned to normal except the enter function for the roller ball mouse. Thus, I am unable to enter the unlock code. I can key in the code, but the enter function won't work when I press the roller ball. I can receive calls, but can't access or use any other features (make calls, camera, text messages, etc.) of the phone while it is locked since I can't enter the unlock code.
I have ordered a replacement unit, but would like to use the old sim card so I won't loose the data stored on my damaged unit. Is this possible and if so, how do I change the sim card.

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Take SIM card out of old phone and put it into the new phone, however first of all you need to backup your old device.

Download the Desktop Manager and connect via USB cable and backup old handset, insert usb into new phone and restore to new phone thus moving all data from old to new.

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