How to Fix ‘Your Sim played a tone’ Message on iPhone

Is the following message ‘Your Sim played a tone’ taking over your iPhone screen? If yes, then we can understand how much irritated you must be feeling right now. But you need not bother anymore as here in this tutorial, you will get the solution to fix/disable Your Sim played a tone message on your iOS device.

Turn Off Your SIM Played a tone message on iPhone

Turn Off ‘Your Sim Played a Tone’ Message

If you have been wondering what the hell this message is then let me tell you that this message comes from your cellular network. It either contains spam or promotional offers from the network you are using.

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Now, these messages not only annoy while you have to send out an urgent Email or an iMessage but they also cause the iPhone to hang according to our experience. This leads to a very poor experience and is definitely not expected from an iOS device. So, let us see how to get rid of it.

1. Open Settings

2. Under Settings, select Phone.

3. Select SIM Applications in Phone Settings.

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4. You will see a list of services offered by your network provider. For Vodafone, you need to select FLASH! 

Please note that FLASH! will have a different name for a different network provider.

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5. Next, tap on Activation.

6. On the next screen, select Deactivate.

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7. Finally, select Accept when you get the screen with the message – “FLASH! OFF”.

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With this, you can relax as you have disabled the disturbing Your sim played a tone message. It won’t bother you anymore after you follow the steps above.

So what are you waiting for? Head over to your iPhone settings right away and turn the message off and make your iOS device work as swiftly as it should.

We hope this tutorial helped you to fix the issue. If you face any issues do let us know in the comments section. And yes, if you found this tip useful don’t forget to share it on social media with your friends and followers.

Hemant Mendiratta
Hemant Mendiratta is a passionate blogger and keeps a keen eye on useful apps and gadgets. Absolutely loves running and is currently training for his first Marathon. You can connect with him on:



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