PLMN File Extension

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SIM Explorer Public Land Mobile Network Data Format

What is PLMN file?

PLMN filename suffix is mostly used for SIM Explorer Public Land Mobile Network Data Format files. PLMN file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. PLMN file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5375 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing PLMN files is SIM Explorer. On the official website of Dekart developer not only will you find detailed information about theSIM Explorer software, but also about PLMN and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PLMN file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support PLMN files. Files with PLMN extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support PLMN file

Updated: 10/16/2020

How to open file with PLMN extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PLMN files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with PLMN extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the SIM Explorer

Install software to open PLMN file Problems with opening and working with PLMN files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PLMN files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install SIM Explorer. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading SIM Explorer installed is by going to developer’s website (Dekart) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of SIM Explorer

Update software that support file extension PLMNIf the problems with opening PLMN files still occur even after installing SIM Explorer, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of SIM Explorer is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that SIM Explorer cannot handle files with PLMN may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of SIM Explorer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PLMN files to SIM Explorer

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PLMN files with latest version of SIM Explorer you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with PLMN file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the PLMN with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the SIM Explorer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PLMN files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with PLMN file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PLMN extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PLMN extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the PLMN file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PLMN file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check PLMN file for viruses
1. Check the PLMN file for viruses or malware

If the PLMN is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the PLMN file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the PLMN file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the PLMN file’s structure is intact

If the PLMN file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with PLMN extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the SIM Explorer Public Land Mobile Network Data Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open SIM Explorer

If the systems has insufficient resources to open PLMN files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with SIM Explorer Public Land Mobile Network Data Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PLMN files.

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