When you cut down to NanoSIM size there’s a risk of damaging the SIM contacts because not only does the plastic need to be taken out, but you also need to cut into the copper surface itself. Unless you’re a surgeon, scissors probably won’t do.
How much of a SIM card can you cut?
Keep the majority of the plastic at the top of the SIM intact until after you’ve tested the SIM card’s fit. Keep in mind that a nano-SIM card still has about a millimeter of plastic around its perimeter, so stop short of removing 100 percent of the plastic.
What is the difference between a micro SIM and a Nano SIM?
A nano SIM is the smallest SIM card. You’ll find it in phones such as the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 plus, Samsung Galaxy S8. A micro SIM is the second smallest size of SIM card. … They are used in some older smartphones such as the iPhone 3GS, Samsung Galaxy Note, and also in basic phones like the Nokia 105 and the Nokia 150.
Can I transfer my mobile number to a nano SIM?
Smartphones and tablets are now using either a nano, micro or mini SIM, which makes it difficult to simply transfer your SIM to a new phone. In order to use your existing mobile service on a new phone (that uses a different sized SIM), you will need to transfer your number onto a new SIM card.
What do I do if my SIM card is too big?
Some older SIMs will be too big to be cut into nano-size, though. Some SIM cards are so big that the actual chip component is larger than the entire nano-SIM card. If that’s the case, the only thing you can do is order a new SIM.