Default SIM Selection for Calls and SMS is an essential option if you use a dual SIM Android Device. Currently, all the Android devices come with dual SIM support, and here we are checking how to set default SIM for calls and SMS on Samsung Galaxy Phones.
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your android device.
Step 2: Click on the connections option.
Step 3: On the connections page, click on the SIM card manager option.
Step 4: In the SIM card manager page, you will see a section named Preferred SIM card.
Step 5: Under the Prefered SIM card option, there will be three options
- Text messages
- Mobile data
Step 6: Click on the desired option, say, call, text, or mobile data. For Calls, you will get three options.
- Ask always
- SIM 1
- SIM 2
There you can set your preferred option. If set as ‘Ask always,’ you need to choose any one of the SIM while making calls. If set as SIM 1 or SIM 2, then outgoing calls will be automatically routed through that particular SIM only.
In the same way, you can set SIM 1 or SIM 2 for text messages and mobile data.
Once done, calls, SMS, and mobile data will be active on the preferred SIM based on your selection.
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