How to Save Photos on Your Cell SIM Card

By Candice Abrams

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card stores your phone's information and contacts. It also can save images from your phone. Saving photos to your SIM card saves you from worrying in the event that you lose or break your phone. You can even transfer the photos to another cell phone or your computer. Only Global System for Mobile (GSM) Communications phones support this type of device.

Step 1

Turn off your phone. Remove the battery cover and battery.

Step 2

Insert the SIM card. Make sure the metal plates are facing downward. Replace the battery and cover.

Step 3

Turn on your mobile phone. Access the main menu.

Step 4

Navigate to "Photos." Click on the photo you want to save to your SIM card.

Step 5

Press the right soft key, and select "Save to SIM" or "Copy to SIM." Click "OK."

Step 6

Repeat the process for saving additional photos to your SIM card.

Tips & Warnings

  • Consult your phone's user manual since not all phones have the "Save to SIM" option.