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my screen says I am to insert smartcard, I do not have one.

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my screen says I am to insert smartcard, I do not have one. What now?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  TV-Tech1 replied 4 years ago.

Hello, I'm TV Tech1 and I'll be working with you to identify and help you resolve your problem.


A smart card is a credit card sized card with a built in microchip. It's usually provided by satellite companies, cable companies or rented from cable companies to be inserted into a TV set.


So we do need to know what device you need a smart card for (brand name and model of device) and who you are using to provide the service you need (name of satellite or cable company)