how do I switch sim cards?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by revm1m, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. revm1m macrumors member

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    I have a iphone 4S . I want to get iphone5 and give my 4S to my wife. I hear that sim card in iphone 5 will be much smaller than 4S. So how do I use my 4s sim card in iphone5 and sim card from iphone 5 in 4S?
     
  2. Sedrick macrumors 68030

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    Good question. I cut my 3GS card down already to fit the iPhone 4 and almost dicked it up in the process. Not sure if they can be cut down further or if you'll get a new one with the new phone (probably).
     
  3. vistadude macrumors 65816

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    If the iphone 5 is using a nanosim, which is a big if, it seems the contact area of a nanosim is the same as a microsim *but* is thinner. I guess it will be more tricky as you'll have to use some tape or other material to increase the thickness of a nanosim to fit in a microsim adapter.

    I still think they will use microsim instead of nanosim. The nanosim standard was just approved a few months ago.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subscriber_identity_module
     
  4. lowbelly macrumors member

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