How to Turn Off ‘Your SIM Played a Tone’ Message on iPhone


Is the following message ‘Your Sim played a tone’ taking over your iPhone 7 screen (or iPhone 7 plus, 6, 6s or 5S)? 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.


Along with being annoying, these messages also interfere with a device’s performance. Ever since these messages started arriving on our iPhone 6s, we witnessed quite a few hang-ups. So, keep your cool, as here’s how to turn off ‘Your SIM played a tone” message on your iPhone:

1. Go to iPhone’s “Settings” and scroll down below to find “Phone

2. Select SIM Applications in Phone Settings and select “FLASH!“.


Note: Not all mobile operators feature this option with the same “FLASH!” name, so check out other similar options in the SIM Applications page. 

3. Next, tap on Activation.

4. On the next screen, select Deactivate.

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

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.

Get rid of flash messages before they get on the nerve!

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. If you come across any problems on your device, do let us know in the comments section below.


  1. Thank you so much Md Kashif Ali,what a relief from sim tone! I tried calling the carrier customer service but wasn’t useful! You saved my day. Thanks a lot again!
    Cheers! Keep up the good work


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