How To Cut Out Nano-SIM From Micro-SIM Card For iPhone 5 [Printable]

by Sidhant Chadha on November 14, 2012

in Apple, Tools



So you purchased the all new Apple iPhone 5 and wondering from where to get the only supported Nano-SIM card to get your Carrier network working. Well, not all Carriers are ready to provide you with the Nano-SIM cards which is a pre-requisite in case you want to use your Apple iPhone 5. The all new iDevice from Apple, the iPhone 5 supports a SIM card which is 40% smaller than the Micro-SIM card supported by Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. In case you are one of those who feel dead-locked after purchasing the iPhone 5, here’s a working solution for you. Yes, you can actually cut out a Nano-SIM card from your Micro-SIM card which should work well on your Apple iPhone 5. However, kindly note that the procedure requires good cutting skills and in case you are under 15, kindly take help from an adult.

nano sim vs micro sim vs standard sim

Yes, You Can Cut Out Nano-SIM Card From A Micro-SIM Card For iPhone 5


The procedure is simple, and to give it a more practical approach, we have uploaded a printable document [image] below which you can print and then match the dimensions of your Micro-SIM accordingly, by tracing it with the one in the image below. Please note that for an accurate dimension, you need to print the following image at 100% scale on an A4-sheet. The following printable guide will help you cut down your Micro-SIM card to the size of a Nano-SIM card. We have tested the guide here on Gadgec, and so far the cut-out SIM or call it the Nano-SIM is working perfectly fine. To get the actual size of the image, kindly click on the image below, and then print the actual size. cut nano sim from micro sim iphone 5

[Printable version by: Christian Von Der Ropp ]

The printable guide should work fine for you. Let us know your views via the comments section below. For more, keep subscribed!

About Sidhant Chadha

Sidhant Chadha has written 296 post in this blog.

A technology enthusiast turned blogger, I write mainly about Apple products, Android tricks and tips, blogging issues, WordPress management, Search Engine Optimizations and much more.


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