Cutting a nano SIM for the iPhone 5. Labels: Many thanks to iClarified and Christian von der Ropp for the guide we used, available over here. How to make a nanoSIM card from a SIM or a microSIM 1. Iden0fy your SIM card from the descrip0on below: mm mm mm To Cut SIM Cards 2 cm 1inch released by Christian von der Ropp. While you can convert a normal/mini SIM or Micro SIM into a Nano SIM which makes use of the template created by Christian von der Ropp.

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Beats our own vague estimations! Then trim slowly until the SIM card fits nicely.

All Rights Reserved by Gleescape Media. Typically, from a mini, you would move on to micro or nano depending on the new phone model. Just be careful when cutting the plastic.

Here’s The Easiest Way to Convert a Micro SIM or Mini SIM Into a Nano SIM

This is the earlier Windows 8 guide. Like Gleescape on our Facebook! When the world moved chrisian 10, those would co [ You can measure the rulers printed on the guide to ensure it is printed to the correct size. Do so at your own risk and for the thrill of it.

How to Cut Sim to Nanosim for iPhone 5

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Blunt edge can cause damage to the plastic and render poor fit when inserting into the phone. If in doubt, refer and compare with the diagram above in blue coloror use the template. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This site chridtian cookies.

Also to note, is that the nano SIM card, which is used by the newer phones such as iPhone 5, and iPad mini, is specified to be 0. Need this article in your rop Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here However the new iPhone uses the new Nano-SIM cards so unfortunately it would mean going into the crowds anyway to get one. Gleeful Gleescaper is passionate about technology and shares interesting and useful stuff that come his way daily.

As you can see from the above diagram, the metal contacts are pretty fragile, so please be gentle.

Share it to your friends Email Print. Notify me of new comments via email. There is a real risk that you can damage the SIM card and worse the iPhone. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Most new phones should xim built to accept the slight difference in the thickness, but if your phone is not tolerant of the differences in SIM card thickness, you may need to gently use a fine sandpaper to pare the thickness down a little bit. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Many people including ourselves have ordered the iPhone 5 from the online Apple store to avoid the insane crowds and long waits. By Gleeful Gleescaper on January 3, 9: The guide was created by Christian von der Ropp and can be downloaded here.

People had done it successfully, so I guess we could give it a try too. One thing to note when cutting the sim card, is to align the lines of the contacts so that it continues to be aligned to the contacts in the phone. Technology, Photography, Travel and More!.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Archives November October This is a link to a page from a UK mobile network that gives you the guide on how to cut your SIM down to size.

This is for those who are techno rebels not phased by voiding your device warranty. I had cut my SIM card from mini to micro, it was successful.