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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable SIM Change Alert

Some of visitors of the inside-galaxy were mailed me and said to me that their phone was lost or stolen. For the record, Samsung Galaxy SIII has some methods to helps the user to find or track their lost or stolen phone, one of which is by using Samsung Dive. In order to be able to use this service, first you need to have a Samsung account and register your device.

See also: How to Find and Track Lost or Stolen Samsung Galaxy S3 Using Samsung Dive

Aside from using Samsung Dive, when you already have a Samsung account, you can also set your phone to told you through another number when the SIM card is changed, the best part of this methods is it's also told you the phone number of the new SIM card inserted and its current position. This of course will helps you to find and track the phone.

How to customize SIM change alert?
Before you do this steps, make sure you already have a Samsung account associated with the device. Well, here are the complete steps to do so:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Security.
  3. Scroll down to Find my mobile section, then tap SIM change alert option.
  4. Slide the slider located at the top area of the screen to the right to enable this option.
  5. Enter your Samsung account password associated with your phone.
  6. Tap Done button.
  7. Tap Alert message to custom your own message, then tap OK button. This message will be sent to you when the SIM is changed.
  8. Enter another phone number you wish to use to receive the message when the SIM card is changed by tapping Create button to enter the number or tap contact button to pick up the number from the contact apps.
  9. Tap Save button to save the changes.

By customizing the message and add the number to confirm in SIM change alert option, at least now you have one more alternative solution when your phone is lost or stolen. So, hope this helps :)


  1. I have samsung S3.whenever I switch off and then switch on my phone, message goes to the other given number that my mobile is stolen.
    This happens with that other mobile also.
    please help and guide me.


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