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Will not read smartchip

It worked fine for about a day and then it just froze.
So I turned it off and on again and it said insert smartchip.
I thought my chip was messed up so I tried it in another phone it worked fine.I then tried my hubands chip in my phone and again said
insert smartchip

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    how do you make it go away!!!! some one plllzzzzzzzzzzzz help me!!

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I had the same problem but i fixed it. I'm not sure if this will work for you though. I took off the battery door and noticed that although my battery fit, it was somehow off by a few millimeters maybe. I took a tiny piece of paper, folded it and then fit it near the edge of the battery. This pushed the battery exactly where it should've been and then the phone could read the sim card again. I don't know how it got knocked outta wack but this seemed to help.

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