Broken Sim Card Reader?
elwell at smartlp.com
Fri Jul 27 04:11:38 CEST 2007
Have you tried re-seating the card? Perhaps the contacts are not meeting up.
When I inserted mine, I slid the SIM into the metal piece while it was
vertical, then closed it. To lock the metal piece, you have to slide it a
On Thursday 26 July 2007 21:06:05 Harrison Metzger wrote:
> Thanks for the reply but it dosent work. Clicking that icon also crashes
> the bar. I have tried 3 different sim cards that all work in 3 other phones
> but on neo keeps tilling me that my sim card is not inserted (CME ERROR
> On 7/26/07, Mark Eichin <eichin-openmoko at thok.org> wrote:
> > "Harrison Metzger" <harrisonmetz at gmail.com> writes:
> > > Dear community,
> > >
> > > I received my neo today and have been playing around with it a bunch. I
> > can
> > > get any of the "phone" part of the phone to work. I have been playing
> > around
> > > with the GSM AT command set and issuing commands to the modem manually
> > and
> > > from the gsm tool. However I could not register it on the network. I
> > looked
> > > further into it and I when i do: AT+CNUM it returns CME ERROR 10, and I
> > > looked at what that meant in the the GSM proto manual and it means SIM
> > card
> > > not inserted. The sim card is inserted. Its an AT&T prepaid simcard. I
> > have
> > > tried it in other phones and it works, ive also tried other working sim
> > > cards (from ATT) in the neo and its a no go. I know the SIMs work, so I
> > > figure it is the neo. There was talk on IRC about 3.3v sims vs 5v, but
> > > I have no idea what to do with that. I'm stuck. I *dont* think I have a
> > > defective device, but I can't think of what else it would be.
> > I just bought a T-Mobile (US) pay-as-you-go SIM (for hacking with
> > until I decide to switch the old 6630 over.) Like the (ancient
> > *OMNIPOINT*) SIM in the other phone, it didn't work the first time.
> > Then I tapped the antenna icon with the stylus, got 3 choices - "power
> > on gsm antenna", "auto register with network", "power off gsm
> > antenna".
> > I picked "power on gsm antenna"... and the whole icon bar crashed :-)
> > Then I hard powercycled it (hold down power button until the screen
> > blanks, no menu comes up because that part is crashed) and when it
> > came up, it was talking to the network...
> > I know that sounds mystical, but if the pattern works for you, then
> > maybe there's something worth diagnosing...
> > Note: I'm using the rootfs posted earlier from
> > http://chooseopen.com/openmoko/build/openmoko-devel-image-fic-gta01-20070
> > I still haven't gotten sound out of it, but it does make and accept
> > calls.
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