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Old Dec 3, 2012, 02:03 PM   #1
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Cutting a Nano Sim Card

Hey!

Has anybody cut their old sim card to fit into the Iphone 5?

I'm asking this because my service provider here in Germany is currently experiencing a shortage of NANO SIM cards and as far as I can tell, there's no faster way of me getting my hands on one.

I've seen some tutorials on Youtube and even some cutting devices on Amazon.
It looks like no big deal but I was wondering if any of you tried it.

Cheers!
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Old Dec 3, 2012, 02:06 PM   #2
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Yes it was no problem, just using scissors, no need to buy a cutter.

Read this link

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Blo...5/ba-p/6061444

http://www.airportal.de/nanosim/

No need for any of that 'sanding down' business either the thickness is fine.

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Old Dec 3, 2012, 02:08 PM   #3
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Yes, I cut a microsim to nano too.
Wasnt that hard.
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Old Dec 3, 2012, 02:43 PM   #4
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I cut a full SIM to nano and had issues. I could make calls, but no SMS. This was with Verizon
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Old Dec 3, 2012, 03:01 PM   #5
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I went to one of these third party cell phone accessory stores in the mall and they "punched" my mini to a micro for $5. Seemed like it was easier than to attempt it myself.
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Old Dec 3, 2012, 03:03 PM   #6
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I used a template I found on Google, cut it out, taped it to my SIM card and used scissors to cut it. Always cut with MORE than you need. It's easy to trim it down, but impossible (?) to untrim.
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Old Dec 3, 2012, 03:30 PM   #7
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Mine is emo, it cut itself.
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Old Dec 3, 2012, 04:03 PM   #8
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Shouldn't be too hard too do.
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Old Dec 4, 2012, 12:32 AM   #9
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Thanks! I'll definitely give it a try on friday when my phone arrives!
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