When you’ re ready to sell your iPad, make sure you take the necessary steps like removing the SIM card from an AT&T 3G iPad, cancelling service to your Verizon iPad, wiping your personal data, and restoring your iPad software. Note, these steps are only required if your iPad is a 3G model.
Before you take out your iPad SIM card or switch Sim cards to activate a new device, follow the steps below:
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1.Locate Your iPad SIM Card
If you have an Original iPad, you can find the SIM card towards the bottom of the left side (opposite from the volume button).
If you have an iPad 2, 3 or 4, you can find your SIM card on the left side near the top. If you have an iPad Pro, Air or Mini, you can find your SIM card on the right side (the same side as the volume buttons).
2.Remove Your iPad’s SIM Card
Once you remove your iPad SIM card and reset your device, you can sell your iPad with confidence. If you want to switch your SIM card to a new device, contact your carrier to activate your iPhone or iPad.