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SIM card is needed to operate, please insert ???

My phone worked for me all the way to work, while sitting in my console...then i get to work and it says that a SIM card is needed to operate and that I need to turn it off and insert...well as other Razr owners know, you can't remove the SIM card...why is it doing this for no reason?

Honest that I haven't dropped it or anything..literally it just sat in the console..

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Re: SIM card is needed to operate, please insert ???
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Community Leader

It's the battery that can't be removed.  Try turning off the phone, remove the SIM card (be careful not to touch the gold contacts), wait a few minutes, then re-insert the SIM card, turn the phone back on, and give it a couple of minutes to re-establish a network connection.  If that doesn't work, the SIM card may have somehow become corrupted and you'll need a new one (they're free at your local Corporate Verizon store).  Here's a link on how to insert/remove the SIM card: