How To Use Gevey SIM For iPhone

By | June 6, 2023

How to activate Gevey SIM for iPhone users is much important to everyone using a locked iPhone — to help unlock your iPhone.

Usually, a Gevey SIM card is used to unlock a locked iPhone, without this SIM card, one cannot use his/her locked iPhone in Ghana, some few advantages of it is that it is so cheap as compared to other unlock methods, it allows you to use any local network available after the locked iPhone is activated, It does not require any complex activities or instructions, it works with all models of the iPhone, therefore, it is a universal unlock method.

In other to be able to use your locked iPhone and use local sim cards in Ghana such as MTN, VODAFONE, AirtelTigo, and Glo, you need to be able to know how to use this Gevey SIM, which is our main focus here today, it is not everything that iPhone repairers need to take your money from you, you can do it yourself.

What Is Gevey SIM?

The Gevey SIM is a “tethered” unlock, requiring an emergency call to 112 in order to connect after every baseband reboot. Its legality has been questioned multiple times. With FuriousMod (see link below) it is not necessary to manually dial emergency numbers, so the chance of error is smaller.

In other words, a Gevey SIM Card is a small and thin chip that is used together with your normal mobile network SIM Card to enable you to unlock any locked iPhone to use your local network SIMs for calls and internet.

You can use a SIM card unlock PIN or a SIM unlock chip to unlock a network locked phone and use it with any other network carrier. It is one of the easiest ways to unlock a network locked phone by yourself.

Things You Should Note Before Using Gevey SIM

  • If your device is blacklisted device, you cannot use it out of origin country
  • You have to be aware that — Gevey sim cannot remove iCloud Activation Lock.
  • If you want a permanent unlock from carriers like AT&T, O2 for your iPhone, etc., you should do a factory unlock first. However, it’s fine to use Gevey sim if you have a limited budget.
  • Gevey sim can be used without the original SIM, but the carrier of the iPhone should be known.
  • You are not allowed to update your iPhone to the newer iOS versions before it’s confirmed that the Gevey sim is compatible with those new ones. You’d better disable the over-the-air update.

How To Use Gevey SIM For iPhone – Step By Step Guide

For any iPhone lover using a locked iPhone requires that you unlock your smartphone to enable using SIM card for calls and turning on data for surfing the web.

Here comes the complete steps to follow and unlock any locked iPhone with Gevey SIM yourself.

Insert Gevey SIM + Reset SIM in iPhone

To use Gevey SIM on your iPhone, you would need to first of all, eject your SIM tray from your iPhone and place another SIM over R-SIM or Heicard chip and insert the SIM tray back into your iPhone. Insert the GEVEY SIM and the GEVEY reset SIM together into the iPhone. The list of carriers will pop up automatically. The reset SIM is the white SIM card that came in the same package your GEVEY Turbo SIM.

When you see “SIM not supported” message on the screen, simply press & hold the Power button and then tap on Emergency call.

Select The Original Network

After inserting the Gevey SIM unto your iPhone, you would need to enter your Gevey SIM along with the Reset card, a network list will pop. Select the phone’s original network and click accept. If the network is not on the list, type in its IMSI code. Click here for a full list of IMSI codes.

After you click accept, a confirmation message will show.

Please be patient, it can take a few minutes for the confirmation screen to appear.


When the confirmation screen appears, you have successfully unlocked your iPhone!

You can select either “Cancel or Accept” to complete the unlocking process.

Install Your SIM Card With Gevey

You can now eject the SIM tray and remove the original carrier SIM and then insert the SIM card that you would like to use on your GSM iPhone.

The upper left corner will still display “no sim” or “no service” once you go back to the home screen but will change from “searching” to “Signal”. Wait for the phone to search and find the network. The signal bars should appear with 3 minutes.

If you’ve followed these Gevey SIM instructions carefully, your iPhone should be unlocked and ready to explore new networks with you.

Should you have any challenge about installing Gevey SIM to unlocking your iPhone, you can reach out to: [email protected] and they’ll be happy to help you out.

I know this article guide has helped you to know how to activate your Gevey SIM for your locked iPhone.

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